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Men's basketball: Bison's hot shooting night too much for Denver

North Dakota State hit 53 percent from the floor and drilled 10 3-pointers and rolled to a big Summit League win on Thursday.

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DENVER — Hot-shooting North Dakota State rolled from the opening tip and defeated Denver 90-70 on Thursday in a Summit League game.

The Bison shot 53 percent overall and hit 10 of 27 from 3-point range. They also converted on 22 of 28 free throw attempts.

The Bison threw a balanced attack at the Pioneers, who didn't shoot poorly hitting 47 percent from the floor. Grant Nelson led the Bison with 17 points, and Jacari White and Boden Skunberg both scored 15 points.

Nelson also pulled down nine rebounds and blocked four shots, and Skunberg and Andrew Morgan both grabbed five boards. Morgan had four assists, and Nelson and Tajavis Miller both had three assists.

Damari Wheeler-Thomas scored 10 points before fouling out and Sam Hastreiter scored nine points in 17 minutes off the bench.

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The Bison won their fourth-straight game, all Summit League matchups, and they are 4-2 in the league and 7-11 overall. They play at Omaha at noon Saturday, Jan. 14.

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