SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Noah Freidel scored 17 points, Alex Arians added 16 and South Dakota State edged North Dakota State 77-75 on Thursday night in a Summit League opener.
Sam Griesel scored a career-high 20 points for North Dakota State (0-5, 0-1). He made a layup with 11 seconds remaining to pull the Bison within one.
Baylor Scheierman added 14 points for South Dakota State (4-2, 1-0). Luke Appel had 11 points.
Maleeck Harden-Hayes added 18 points for the Bison. Rocky Kreuser had 17 points.
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