Vermillion, SD (Sports Network) - Marshall Bjorklund led four players in double figures with a game-high 23 points as the North Dakota State Bison cruised by the South Dakota Coyotes, 92-66, in Summit League play at the DakotaDome.
Bjorklund was two rebounds shy of a double-double for the Bison (12-3, 3-0 Summit). Taylor Braun scored 19 points while Mike Felt and Jordan Aaberg contributed 15 and 12 points off the bench, respectively. This marks NDSU's fourth straight win.
For the Coyotes (6-10, 2-2), Casey Kasperbauer scored a team-high 15 points off the bench. Brandon Bos and Juevol Myles scored 14 and 11 points, respectively, in South Dakota's second straight loss.
North Dakota State started the game out on a 16-2 run, and made 21-of-26 from the floor, eventually claiming a 52-26 advantage over South Dakota at the break.
In the second half South Dakota stepped up its shooting but it was not enough, as both teams scored 40 points a piece in final 20 minutes.
The Bison controlled the boards 32-20, and knocked down 37-of-58 (.638) from the floor in the game.