Daum leads South Dakota State over Oral Roberts 85-75
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Mike Daum had 27 points and 14 rebounds and made all 11 of his foul shots to help South Dakota State beat Oral Roberts 85-75 on Saturday night.
David Jenkins scored 16 points for the Jackrabbits (22-6, 10-1 Summit League), who won their fifth straight and 13th of the last 14. Skyler Flatten made all six of his shots from the field, including three 3s, and added 15 points and six assists. It was Daum’s seventh straight double-double.
South Dakota State led 43-25 at halftime and had its largest lead at 69-45 with 8:50 to go. Oral Roberts had a late run to close the gap in the final four minutes but never got closer than 10.
Austin Ruder and Sam Kearns had 14 point apiece and Emmanuel Nzekwesi and Jontray Harris added 11 each for the Golden Eagles (10-18, 4-7).
South Dakota State has a one-game lead over South Dakota (9-2) for first place in the conference standings.