Second Half Surge Lifts Northern State

Aberdeen, SD ( – The Northern State University men’s basketball team pulled away from the University of Mary on Thursday evening, scoring 58 second half points in their win over the Marauders. NSU trailed by two at the half and rallied back shooting 67.9% from the floor and 100.0% from the foul line in the second.



Final Score: NSU 71, MARY 85

Records: NSU 8-13 (6-9 NSIC), MARY 6-15 (1-14 NSIC)

Attendance: 2501



  • Northern tallied 27 points in the first and 58 in the second, while Mary notched 29 and 42
  • The Wolves shot 50.9% from the floor in the win and hit a perfect 22-of-22 from the foul line
  • They scored 44 points in the paint, 16 points off turnovers, 15 second chance points, and seven points off the bench
  • NSU recorded a game high 36 rebounds, 11 assists, six steals, and three blocks; out-rebounding the Marauders by nine in the win
  • Jacksen Moni led three in double figures with his seventh double-double of the season, scoring 31 points and grabbing 13 rebounds
  • Isaiah Hagen tallied all seven bench points for the Wolves and added three rebounds
  • It was a career night for Andrew Bergan who tallied 14 points, going 8-of-8 from the foul line
  • Augustin Reede and Michael Nhial rounded out the starting five adding eight and seven points respectively



  • Jacksen Moni: 31 points, 72.2 field goal%, 13 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 blocks
  • Josh Dilling: 18 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists, 2 steals
  • Andrew Bergan: 14 points (career high), 4 rebounds



The Wolves close out their week at St. Cloud State on Saturday afternoon. Tip-off time is set for 3 p.m. versus the Huskies.