Sports Briefs

MSU’s season ends with loss to Augustana

AUGUSTANA, S.D. – The Minot State University women’s basketball team struggled from the field all night and saw its season end in a 66-51 loss to Augustana in the first round of the NSIC/Sanford Health women’s basketball tournament on Wednesday.

The Beavers – the North Division’s No. 6 seed – went 19-of-64 from the field (29.7 percent) and hit just one 3-pointer. Junior forward Carly Boag recorded a double-double with a game-high 16 points and 10 rebounds.

Boag and senior guards Francesca DeAngelis and Molina Sacarra combined for 43 points. The Beavers received just four points from their bench.

The Vikings attempted 28 shots from behind the arc, hitting 10 as Augustana pulled away in the second half after leading by five at intermission. Emily Schulte led the Vikings with 15 points and Alex Feeney recorded a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds.

The Beavers finished the season 13-14.

– Daily News Staff

Beavers hang tough in loss at Upper Iowa

FAYETTE, Iowa – The Minot State University men’s basketball team did all it could, but couldn’t make the stops it needed down the stretch in an 86-72 loss at Upper Iowa in the opening round of the NSIC/Sanford Health men’s basketball tournament on Wednesday.

The Beavers – the No. 5 seed from the North Division- tied the game in the opening minute of the second half, but the Peacocks countered with a 17-4 run to take a 57-44 lead with 11 minutes, 47 seconds remaining in regulation.

MSU’s defense couldn’t contain Upper Iowa’s Sam Elgin, who finished with a game-high 26 points. Elgin went 7-of-10 from the field and a perfect 10-of-10 from the free-throw line. The Peacocks hit 27-of-31 attempts from the line.

Josh Johnson tallied a team-high 22 points for the Beavers, adding five rebounds and two steals.

MSU finished the season 10-17.

– Daily News Staff

Tetons advance to Region XIII title game

WILLISTON – The Williston State College women’s basketball team scored 48 points in the second half to break open a close game at halftime as the Tetons defeated North Dakota State College of Science 75-47 in the Region XIII semifinals on Wednesday.

WSC’s Jazmine Robinson filled the stat sheet with 19 points, seven assists, six rebounds and two steals. Robinson was one of five Tetons in double figures.

The Tetons shot 54 percent from the field and dominated the glass, outrebounding the Wildcats 38-21.

Katie Campbell led NDSCS with 17 points.

– Daily News Staff

WSC crushes Bismarck State to advance

WILLISTON – Miguel Sansavour compiled 18 points and 18 rebounds as the Williston State College men’s basketball team cruised past Bismarck State 94-78 in the Region XIII semifinals on Wednesday.

The Tetons jumped out to a 57-32 at halftime and were never challenged from there. WSC shot 51 percent from the floor and won the rebounding battle 56-35.

Jordan Jackson and Curtis Marquel also recorded huge nights. Jackson had a team-high 20 points and grabbed nine rebounds to go along with six assists. Marquel fiished with 18 points, 15 rebounds, seven assists and two steals.

Bismarck State’s Justin McCloud finished with a game-high 23 points.

– Daily News Staff