Nate Wolters shared the ball more on Monday than he did the last time his South Dakota State Jackrabbits raced IPFW. On February 7, the Breitbart Sports All-American scored 53 points against IPFW--more than any other player scored in Division I play this year. Monday, he was content to score 18 and save himself for a battle Tuesday with North Dakota State to see who will represent the Summit League in the NCAA tournament.
#1 South Dakota State 72, #5 IPFW 56
The favored SD State Jackrabbits shot 70% from behind the arc in the second half to pull away from IPFW in the Semifinals of the Summit League Tournament on Monday night.
Home team SD State will play #3 North Dakota State in the finals Tuesday night.
#3 North Dakota State 55, #2 Western Illinois 43
The ND State Bison held the Leathernecks to 43 points after their point guard Ceola Clark went down with a leg injury in the second half, and advanced to play rival SD State in the finals on Tuesday night.
TrayVonn Wright scored 19 and Taylor Braun added 14 points for North Dakota State.