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NCAA Game Summary - Oakland at South Dakota State

11:32 PM, Jan 10, 2013   |    comments
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Brookings, SD (Sports Network) - Tony Fiegen shot 11-of-15 from the floor and scored 24 points to lead the South Dakota State Jackrabbits to an 81-74 win over the Oakland Golden Grizzlies in a Summit League battle at Frost Arena.

Jordan Dykstra registered a double-double for SDSU (12-6, 3-2 Summit) scoring 22 points to go along with 13 rebounds. Nate Wolters went for 16 points and nine assists while Chad White scored 11 points.

Corey Petros led Oakland (7-11, 2-2) with 22 points and 15 boards, while Travis Bader scored 21 points but shot just 4-of-17 from the field and 2-of-11 from 3-point range. Ryan Bass added 15 points. The Grizzlies' reserves did not register a single point.

The first half featured nine ties and six lead changes as both teams were scoring at will. SDSU shot 51.7 percent from the floor while Oakland got to the free-throw stripe and hit 7-of-8. Wolters knocked down a jumper as time expired in the half as Oakland entered the locker room ahead, 37-35.

The score was tied 53-53 at the 11:13 mark when Dykstra scored consecutive buckets, sparking a 12-3 Jackrabbits run. The Grizzlies battled and cut it to a 77-74 deficit with 49 seconds remaining with two Drew Valentine free throws, but that was as close as they would get.

Oakland is now 2-8 in games where it shoots less than 43 percent from the floor. SDSU has won 24 consecutive home games, the third-best current streak in the NCAA.

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