North Dakota St 34 23 57
Duquesne 19 24 43
Date of game: 11/20/2012

Recap: Duquesne vs. North Dakota St

Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - TrayVonn Wright tallied a double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds as the North Dakota State Bison downed the Duquesne Dukes, 57-43, as part of the Legends Classic at Palumbo Center.

Marshall Bjorklund added 12 points for North Dakota State (4-1), while Taylor Braun chipped in 11 points, six assists, and three steals.

No player scored in double digits for Duquesne (1-3). Andre Marhold recorded nine points, six rebounds, and three blocks, and Sean Johnson had eight points and eight boards.

The Bison didn't shoot exceptionally well from the field in the first half (.419), but the Dukes made just 6-of-24 from the floor in the opening 20 minutes, as North Dakota State got out to a 34-19 lead at intermission.

North Dakota State led by as many as 26 after halftime as it cruised to an easy victory.

The Dukes committed 14 turnovers, which turned into 28 Bison points. North Dakota State only turned the ball over six times.

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