OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Tyler Hagedorn scored 25 points and grabbed seven rebounds and South Dakota beat Omaha 85-71 on Saturday night.
Hagedorn was 8 of 17 from the field - including 3 of 4 from distance - for the Coyotes (17-5, 5-1 Summit League), winners of their last three. Matt Mooney added 17 points, five rebounds, four assists and four steals and Nick Fuller had 16 points and eight rebounds.
Hagedorn led the opening South Dakota surge, sinking a pair of 3-pointers, a layup and four free throws in the 14-4 start. Omaha pulled to 22-18 midway through the half but Fuller answered with a dunk, sparking a 19-6 run that stretched it to 41-24 and the Coyotes led 50-32 at intermission.