Recap: IUPUI vs. South Dakota St
Indianapolis, IN (SportsNetwork.com) - Jordan Dykstra scored 26 points to go with nine rebounds as the South Dakota State Jackrabbits easily beat the IUPUI Jaguars, 86-70, in a Summit League matchup at the Jungle.
Cody Larson scored 22 points for the Jackrabbits (9-7, 1-0 Summit). Brayden Carlson added 19 points while Jake Bittle chipped in 10 with six assists. South Dakota State has won five straight.
Ian Chiles paced the Jaguars (5-13, 0-1) with 21 points and three steals. Khufu Najee had 15 points with seven boards, while Mitch Patton had 14 points. Marcellus Barksdale scored 10 points and added six assists. The Jaguars have lost six of their last seven.
South Dakota State shot 46.9 percent from the floor in the first half and held a 38-32 lead at the break. IUPUI drained 61.5 percent of its field goal attempts but shot six fewer times in the period and attempted no 3-pointers.
The Jackrabbits connected on 58.3 percent of their shots from the field and pulled further ahead in the second half to win easily. The Jaguars made 45.8 percent of their field goal tries and were unable to keep up.
South Dakota State took advantage of IUPUI's mistakes by holding a 21-5 edge on points off turnovers. The Jackrabbits played better inside edging the Jaguars, 38-30, on points in the paint.Game Notes