South Dakota State tops District of Columbia 96-48
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP)—Taevaunn Prince scored 13 points, and six of his South Dakota State teammates scored in double figures as the Jackrabbits beat up the University of the District of Columbia 96-48 Saturday.
Jordan Dykstra, Marcus Heemstra, Zach Horstman, Chad White and Nate Wolters all had 12 points for South Dakota State (3-2), and Tony Flegen chipped in 10 with a team-high nine rebounds in the 2K Sports Classic subregional game.
Wolters also had six assists and two steals, while Prince and Heemstra each grabbed seven rebounds.
The Jackrabbits shot 55.7 percent (39 of 70) from the field and 36.8 percent (7 of 19) on 3-pointers. They finished with a 27-8 turnover-to-assist ratio.
The Division II Firebirds (1-4) shot 20 percent (6 of 30) from the field in the first half as South Dakota State opened a 45-16 halftime advantage.
Quasim Jones led the District of Columbia with 13 points.