Wolves’ MBB Squad Defeats Dragons for Win in NSIC Opener

ABERDEEN, SD (NSUWolves.com) –

MBB

NSIC

(RV) MSUM

NSU 84-75

 

HOW IT HAPPENED

  • Northern tallied 50 points in the first and 34 points in the second, en route to their third win of the season
  • The Wolves shot 44.4% from beyond the arc, hitting eight threes, and 80.0% from the foul line
  • NSU recorded a game high 44 points in the paint and 12 second chance points, as well as 15 assists
  • They out-rebounded the Dragons 36-25, recording nine total offensive boards
  • Three Wolves scored in double figures led by Jacksen Moni and Jordan Belka with a season highs 25 and 24
  • Sam Masten tallied a season high of his own, dishing out nine assists, while Moni and Belka added season highs with eight and nine rebounds respectively
  • All five starters for the Wolves shot 50.0% or better from the field, led by Belka hitting 11-of-16
  • The win is the 31st for the Wolves over Dragons in program history

 

NORTHERN STATE STATISTICAL STANDOUTS

  • Jacksen Moni: 25 points, 64.2 field goal%, 8 rebounds
  • Jordan Belka: 24 points, 68.8 field goal%, 9 rebounds
  • Sam Masten: 16 points, 9 assists, 8 rebounds

MSUM STAT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Jacob Beeninga 22p
  • Lorenzo McGhee 19p (7/10FT)
  • Jaden Stanley-Williams 11p
  • Trever Kaiser 10p, 6a

 

(#14) UMD 94-89 [OT]

SCSU

  • UMD’s Drew Blair had a career-high 38p while the Huskies missed two 3-point attempts in the final 50 seconds trying to break the tie

 

UMC

BSU 79-74

 

Minot State

U-Mary 72-69

 

UIU 82-81

(RV) WSU

  • The Peacocks’ Jake Hilmer drained a 3-ball at the buzzer to give UIU a win in Winona…the 1st loss for the Warriors this season. Upper IA was down 16p at halftime, but scored 52 after the break.

 

CSP

(#21) MSU 96-78

 

(RV) WSC 69-61

(RV) AU

 

USF

SMSU 73-65

 

NAIA

(#5) Jamestown 90-59

(#23) Concordia (NE)

 

DWU

MMU 71-65