VERMILLION, S.D. -- Vinnie Shahid poured in 27 points to lead North Dakota State to a 77-74 victory over South Dakota on Wednesday night, stretching the Bison winning streak to seven games.
Shahid sank 7 of 16 shots, including just 1 of 5 from 3-point range, but he made 12 of 14 free throws for the Bison (20-7, 11-2 Summit League). Rocky Kreuser finished with 15 points, while Tyson Ward added 14 points and seven rebounds. Tyree Eady scored 10 with nine rebounds.
North Dakota State shot just 41% from the floor, including 8 of 22 from 3-point range (36%), and made 25 of 30 free throws. South Dakota shot 47% overall, 44% from distance (7 of 16) and made 13 of 16 foul shots.
The Bison improve to 2-0 against the Coyotes on the season. North Dakota State defeated South Dakota 72-70 on Jan. 15.
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