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02/14/2013 10:08 PM EST
Western Illinois defeats North Dakota State 49-36
WESTRN ILLINOIS 49, NO DAKOTA ST 36
FARGO, N.D. (AP) -- Terell Parks scored 13 points and pulled down
15 rebounds Thursday night, helping Western Illinois dominate
the second half of a 49-36 victory over North Dakota State and
hold onto first place in the Summit League.
Adam Link had 14 points for the Leathernecks (19-5, 11-2), who
stayed a half-game ahead of South Dakota State and moved 1 1/2
games ahead of the Bison (19-7, 10-4). Western Illinois plays at
SDSU on Saturday.
Lawrence Alexander and TrayVonn Wright scored 10 apiece for the
Bison, whose point total was their lowest ever at Bison Sports
Arena, which opened in 1970.
NDSU closed the first half on a 10-0 run to lead 22-17 at
halftime, but WIU scored 13 straight points just after halftime
to go ahead for good. The Bison pulled within 35-31 on
Alexander's free throws with 4:14 left, but the Leathernecks
scored the next eight points to seal the victory.
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