Recap: North Dakota St vs. Delaware
Fargo, ND (SportsNetwork.com) - Taylor Braun poured in 33 points to lead the North Dakota State Bison to a convincing, 85-66, victory over the Delaware Blue Hens in a non-conference battle at Bison Sports Arena.
Marshall Bjorklund scored 16 points and was a rebound short of a double-double for North Dakota State (8-4). Lawrence Alexander chipped in 11 points.
Devon Saddler netted 24 points off the bench for Delaware (5-5). Carl Baptiste nearly had a double-double (12 points, nine rebounds) and Jarvis Threatt chimed in with 10 points.
North Dakota State led 43-33 at halftime. During the first frame the Bison connected on 51.9 percent of their field goal attempts, including 4-of-10 from beyond the arc. Delaware hit on just 41.9 percent from the field during the frame.
The Bison shot at a 54.2 percent clip and led by as many as 20 points during the final 20 minutes.
North Dakota State was the dominant team on the inside with advantages in points in the paint (42-28) and on the glass (38-29).Game Notes