VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) Sam Griesel scored a career-high 26 points as North Dakota State defeated South Dakota 89-77 in the regular-season finale on Sunday.
Griesel shot 10 of 15, including 4 of 7 from 3-point distance. Tyree Eady added 18 points for North Dakota State (13-11, 11-5 Summit League), matching his career high. Jarius Cook and Rocky Kreuser each added 13 points.
The win wraps up the No. 3 seed into the Summit League tournament for NDSU. The Bison face No. 6 seed UMKC.