Wolves Swept in Sioux Falls & Marshall

Sioux Falls, SD [FRI] – A tight match through 40 minutes of play saw the Northern State University men’s basketball team fall to the University of Sioux Falls on Friday. The game had ten lead changes and nine ties with neither team leading by double figures at any point.



Final Score: NSU 76, USF 82

Records: NSU 7-12 (5-8 NSIC), USF 10-9 (7-6 NSIC)

Attendance: 842



  • Northern led by one at the half, 34-33, however Sioux Falls was efficient in the second shooting 51.7% from the floor with 49 points 
  • The largest differences in the game was 41 USF rebounds to 29 NSU boards and 19 Cougar points off 15 Wolves turnovers 
  • Northern State tallied just 29 rebounds in the loss and scored six points off six Sioux Falls Turnovers 
  • NSU shot a game leading 46.0% from the floor, 40.0% from the 3-point line, and 76.9% from the foul line 
  • Jacksen Moni paced the Wolves offense hitting 10-of-13 from the field and 13-of-15 from the foul line, coming up just three points shy of his career high with 35 points 
  • Moni was just shy of a double-double with nine rebounds and added two assists, one steal, and one block 
  • Four of the Wolves starting five scored in double figures, however Northern recorded just two points off the bench, while Sioux Falls knocked down 29 



  • Jacksen Moni: 35 points, 76.9 field goal%, 9 rebounds 
  • Michael Nhial: 11 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists 
  • Josh Dilling: 11 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists 
  • Augustin Reede: 10 points, 50.0 field goal%, 2 rebounds 


Marshall, MN (NSUWolves.com) [SAT] – The Northern State University men’s basketball team was unable to bounce back Saturday evening, falling to Southwest Minnesota State. The Wolves scored a season low 46 points in the loss.



Final Score: NSU 46, SMSU 80

Records: NSU 7-13 (5-9 NSIC), SMSU 12-8 (9-5 NSIC)

Attendance: 1806



  • Northern scored 26 points in the first and 20 in the second, while Southwest recorded 43 in the first and 37 in the second
  • The Wolves tallied 30 rebounds, eight steals, six assists, and two blocks in the contest; scoring 19 points off the bench, 18 points in the paint, seven second chance points, and seven points off turnovers
  • They had opportunities, however the ball couldn’t find the hoop as NSU shot just 29.6% from the floor, 20.0% from the 3-point line, and 66.7% from the foul line
  • Josh Dilling was the lone Wolf in double figures, with ten points, while Jacksen Moni led the team with six rebounds
  • Tobi Obiora led the team off the bench with seven points, going a perfect 3-for-3 from the floor with three rebounds



  • Josh Dilling: 10 points, 2 rebounds, 2 assists
  • Augustin Reede: 8 points
  • Jacksen Moni: 6 points, 6 rebounds, 3 steals



Northern returns to Wachs Arena on Thursday hosting the University of Mary. Tip-off time is set for 7:30 p.m. against the Marauders. Thursday’s contest is throwback night with special pricing on game admission and concession items. NSU will then close out their week at St. Cloud State at 3 p.m. on Saturday, February 3.