S. Dakota St. routs IUPUI

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BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — Jordan Dykstra scored 17 points as South Dakota State won its fourth straight with an 83-59 victory over IUPUI on Saturday.

South Dakota State (14-10, 6-3 Summit League) built a 42-27 halftime advantage and led by as many as 31 in the second half en route to its ninth straight win over IUPUI (5-21, 0-9).

Brayden Carlson added 14 points and Cody Larson had 13 for South Dakota State, which shot 8 of 19 from beyond the arc and committed just four turnovers.

Khufu Najee had 19 points for IUPUI, which shot 36.5 percent from the field and had just six assists, compared to the Jackrabbits’ 18.

IUPUI has now lost 14 of its last 15 contests and hasn’t won a conference game since Dec. 27, 2012.

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