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North Dakota State head coach Saul Phillips calls a timeout in the last minutes of the game against South Dakota State during their Summit League championship men's basketball game Tuesday, March 12, in Sioux Falls, S.D. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

South Dakota State holds off Bison men for Summit title, NCAA berth

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Summit League basketball tournament is turning into the South Dakota State Invitational. For the second straight year, both the Jackrabbits men’s and women’s programs are NCAA-bound.


Armed with the support of at least 90 percent of the fans in the Sioux Falls Arena crowd of 6,544 and a point guard who simply makes a difference every minute, SDSU defeated North Dakota State 73-67 Tuesday night.

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