SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) Noah Freidel had 25 points and Baylor Scheierman scored 21 and South Dakota State beat George Mason 80-76 on Wednesday night.
Douglas Wilson had 14 points for South Dakota State (6-2) and Luke Appel 11.
D'Shawn Schwartz scored a career-high 29 points for the Patriots (4-4), whose losing streak stretched to four games. Josh Oduro added 20 points and seven rebounds and Devon Cooper had 15 points and six assists.