FARGO, N.D. — Mike Daum scored 37 points and grabbed 15 rebounds and South Dakota State beat North Dakota State 87-80 in a Summit League opener Wednesday night.
Daum — for the third time — tied his career high with 16 made free throws and finished perfect from the line. Daum recorded his seventh double-double of the season for South Dakota State (13-5), which has won four straight and six of its last seven.
With a 57-55 lead with 15 minutes left, Reed Tellinghuisen made a 3 that started the Jackrabbits on a 12-2 run over the next four minutes. Tellinghuisen finished with 22 points on 9-of-13 shooting and Tevin King added 10 points.
North Dakota State (8-7) led 46-45 at halftime but shot 10 of 33 after the break.
The Bison got a career-high 36 points from Paul Miller who tied a career-high with seven 3-pointers in 11 attempts. Cameron Hunter added 10 points for North Dakota State, which saw its three-game win streak come to an end.