- Associated Press - Saturday, February 17, 2018

FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Kason Harrell scored 24 points on six 3-pointers and Fort Wayne beat North Dakota State 84-72 on Saturday afternoon.

Bryson Scott added 17 points, five rebounds and three steals for the Mastodons (18-12, 7-6 Summit League). John Konchar had 16 points with eight rebounds and eight assists and Jax Levitch chipped in 10 points.

Harrell drained a pair of 3s early in the second half to help extend the Mastodons’ 40-32 halftime lead to 48-36 with 16:39 to play. NDSU trimmed it to 67-64 with 4:53 left but Fort Wayne pulled away again, 75-64, with the help of a 3-pointer by Matt Weir and another by Harrell. Konchar made a 3 and a dunk in the final 1:10 to seal the win.

A.J. Jacobson and Paul Miller scored 14 points apiece for the Bison (13-15, 4-8) who have lost five of the last six.

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