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North Dakota State downs Nebraska-Omaha 84-57
NO DAKOTA ST 84, NEBRASKA OMAHA 57
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Taylor Braun scored 22 points and North
Dakota State clinched the No. 3 seed in the Summit League
tournament with an 84-57 win over Nebraska-Omaha on Saturday.
The Bison (22-8, 12-4 Summit) will play either South Dakota or
Kansas City in the quarterfinals on March 10 in Sioux Falls,
Braun, a junior who returned to practice Monday after missing 10
games with a fracture in his right foot, surpassed 1,000 points
for his career with a driving layup at the 5:17 mark of the
first half. That was part of a 15-2 run capped by a Chris
Kading block and dunk that made it 40-17.
Marshall Bjorklund added 18 points and TrayVonn Wright had 15
for North Dakota State, which shot 57 percent and outrebounded
the Mavericks 45-25.
Marcus Tyus led Nebraska-Omaha (11-20, 6-10) with 10 points.
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