The University of Sioux Falls finished with five players in double-figures for the first time this season in a convincing 76-55 win over the University of Minnesota-Duluth on their home court Friday night in Sioux Falls, S.D. The Cougars' balanced attack was not limited to the number of scorers, but how they scored. USF outscored the Bulldogs 36-26 in the paint and tallied a season-best 11 3-pointers, making it their second-consecutive game with 10-plus from behind the arc.
James Rader led the way with 15 points. He finished 6-of-10 from the field and 2-of-2 at the stripe. Derek Brown recorded his fourth-consecutive double-digit performance. He posted 14 points, including 12 points in the second half, where he netted 4-of-5 from deep.
The Cougars improve to 6-6, 2-6 in conference play, while the Bulldogs dropped to 4-8, 2-6 against NSIC competition.
USF continues their homestand tomorrow when they host St. Cloud State University. Tip-off is set for 6 p.m.
Courtesy: Dennis Gamble, USF