Moni & Dilling Combine For 51 In Win

Aberdeen, SD ( – The Northern State University men’s basketball team took down Minnesota Crookston 83-68 to close out the weekend. Wolves were down by one point at half time but responded with a strong lead in the second to out-score the Golden Eagles by 15 points total.

Final Score: NSU 83, UMC 68
Records: NSU 10-14 (NSIC 8-10), UMC 6-18 (NSIC 3-15)
Attendance: 2,589


  • Northern scored 34 points in the first half and 49 points in the second to Minn. Crookston’s 35 and 33 points
  • The Wolves shot 50.9% from the floor, 34.8% from the 3-point arc, and 85% from the foul line
  • Wolves out-rebounded the Golden Eagles 32-3 , tallied twelve assists,  eight three-pointers were made, six blocks, and five steals
  • Jacksen Moni was the point leader with 29 points, hitting 8-15 from the floor, 12-13 from the foul line, and 10 rebounds
  • Josh Dilling shot 22 points for the wolves hitting 8-15 from the floor, and 3-6 from the 3-point line
  • Andrew Bergan rounded out the double figure scorers for the Wolves with 12 points


  • Jacksen Moni: 29 points, 53.3 field goal %, 10 rebounds, 5 assists
  • Josh Dilling: 22 points, 53.3 field goal %, 5 assists
  • Andrew Bergan: 12 points, 2 assists, 1 rebound

Northern State will host Winona State and Minnesota State on February 16th and 17th in Wachs Arena. Fridays match against the Warriors will begin at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday against the Mavericks at 6 p.m.