- Associated Press - Saturday, November 14, 2015

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) - Jake Bittle made 4 of 6 3-pointers and scored 23 points Friday night to help South Dakota State beat Division II Chadron State 87-52 in the season opener for both teams.

Mike Daum had 15 points on 7-of-10 shooting with seven rebounds while Ian Theisen and Keaton Moffitt scored 10 points apiece for South Dakota State. Moffitt grabbed eight rebounds.

Bittle converted a 3-point play and made a layup to spark a 14-0 run by the Jackrabbits that pushed their lead to 23-6 with 9:29 left in the first half. A few minutes later Bittle hit three-straight 3s, the last of which made it 34-13. Chadron State never again threatened and trailed by as many as 35.

Sharif Black led the Eagles with 12 points.

Chadron State made 19 of 61 field goals, 7 of 19 3-point shots and 7 of 17 free throws.

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More

Click to Hide