SOUTH DAKOTA STATE 94, DENVER 72
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) - Mike Daum made 10 of 14 from the field and finished with 34 points and David Jenkins Jr. scored 27 points on 8-of-14 shooting to help South Dakota State beat Denver 94-72 on Saturday.
Daum and Jenkins combined to make 8 of 14 from the arc, as the Jackrabbits hit 12 of 27. Reed Tellinghuisen added 11 points for South Dakota State (16-5, 4-0 Summit League), which has won seven in a row and nine of its last 10. Tellinghuisen hit two 3s to move past Austin Hansen (1999-2003) into second on the school's career list with 236.
Jenkins hit a 3 to open the scoring and the Jackrabbits never trailed. Skyler Flatten hit a 3 to cap an 8-0 run that gave South Dakota State an 11-point lead just more than six minutes in, and Daum scored six points in a 9-2 spurt that made it 24-8 with nine minutes left in the half. Denver (7-11, 1-3), which missed 11 of its first 14 field-goal attempts, trailed by double figures the rest of the way.
Joe Rosga had 19 points, Daniel Amigo scored 17 and Ade Murkey 15 for the Pioneers.
NORTH DAKOTA STATE 82, ORAL ROBERTS 64
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Paul Miller scored 20 points with four assists, Cameron Hunter added 17 points with three 3-pointers, and North Dakota State beat Oral Roberts 82-64 on Saturday to win five of its last seven games.
Tyson Ward scored 13 points and A.J. Jacobson added 12 with eight rebounds for the Bison (10-8, 2-2 Summit League), who shot 54.7 percent from the floor and scored 16 points off eight Golden Eagles turnovers.
Hunter's back-to-back 3s capped a 14-5 run to open the second half and the Bison led 56-41 on Jared Samuelson's 3. The Golden Eagles closed to 65-60 after an 8-0 run, but got no closer. Hunter scored six straight amid an 11-0 run in the final 2:25.
Oral Roberts led 24-18 on Austin Ruder's 3 after a 13-7 run before Hunter's go-ahead 3 capped a 10-3 spurt and the Bison led 39-36 at halftime.
Emmanuel Nzekwesi scored 23 points with eight rebounds for Oral Roberts (7-13, 3-2), which scored 21 second-chance points off 16 offensive rebounds.
FORT WAYNE 82, OMAHA 78
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Bryson Scott scored 26 points and John Konchar had 13 rebounds and nine assists and Fort Wayne beat Omaha 82-78 on Saturday night.
Omaha pulled within 74-72 during Fort Wayne's almost four-minute scoring drought when Matt Pile made 1 of 2 free throws, Daniel Norl had a layup and Zach Jackson a jumper with 3:09 left.
Jax Levitch made a 3 for a five-point lead, Scott added a layup and Fort Wayne (13-8, 2-2 Summit League) made 3 of 4 free throws to secure the win. Konchar made 1 of 2 free throws with 13:16 to go for a 57-56 lead and the Mastodons never trailed again.
Kason Harrell scored 13 for Fort Wayne and Levitch and Matt Weir each scored 10. The Mastodons were 13-of-32 (41 percent) shooting from 3-point range.
Jackson led Omaha (6-14, 1-3) with 21 points, Norl scored 14 and Lamar Wofford-Humphrey, JT Gibson and KJ Robinson each scored 10.