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NCAA Game Summary - Cal State Northridge at South Dakota



(Thursday, January 2nd)

Final Score: South Dakota 76, Cal State Northridge 75

Vermillion, SD (SportsNetwork.com) - Trey Norris scored a game-high 20 points and drained the game-winning free throws in the final minute to lift the South Dakota Coyotes to a thrilling 76-75 win over the Cal State Northridge Matadors in non-conference action at the DakotaDome.

Norris also handed out six assists for USD (4-9), while Brandon Bos and Trevor Gruis netted 13 and 11 points, respectively.

For CSUN (8-7), Stephan Hicks tallied a double-double with 19 points and 10 rebounds, while Stephen Maxwell narrowly missed one with 19 points and nine boards. Josh Greene added 17 points for the visitors.

USD shot a loft 62.1 percent from the field in the first half, much better than CSUN's 41.4 percent, and it carried a 45-33 lead into intermission.

The Matadors caught fire at the beginning of the second half, ripping off a 20-4 run to take a four-point lead with 14:15 to play. CSUN continued to lead with under two minutes remaining when Norris hit a 3-pointer for USD to make it just a one-point game, 75-74. Greene was sent to the free-throw line with a chance to extend CSUN's lead with 25 seconds left, but he missed the front end of the one-and-one. Norris was fouled on the other end and drained two free throws with 12 seconds left to give the Coyotes the lead, and Landon Drew failed to connect on a 3-pointer at the buzzer for the Matadors.

USD shot an impressive 11-of-24 from 3-point range on the evening, while CSUN was only 5-of-12 from long distance.

01/02 23:56:45 ET

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