VERMILLION, S.D. -- Tyler Peterson had 17 points to lead five South Dakota players in double figures as the Coyotes defeated North Dakota 77-67 on Saturday.
Tied 39-39 at the break, North Dakota scored a season-low 28 points in the second half. The Coyotes made 19 of 26 free throws while North Dakota was 5-for-10.
The teams meet again in the Summit League quarterfinal for the third and sixth seeds on March 8.
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