SDSU Men’s Basketball Defeats Drake

(From the SDSU sports desk)

South Dakota State men’s basketball had four in double figures and never trailed Tuesday night, rolling to an 87-74 win over Drake at Frost Arena.

SDSU (10-5) used its height advantage throughout, putting up 42 points in the paint while going plus-18 on the boards, including a 12-5 advantage in offensive rebounds.

Mike Daum led the way with a 35-point, 14-rebound double-double, matching his career-high of 14 field goals, including four 3-pointers. Reed Tellinghuisen tallied 13 with five rebounds while David Jenkins Jr. added 12 to go alongside a team-high four assists. Lane Severyn finished with 10 points, hitting two 3-pointers to reach double figures for the second time in his career and Tevin King added seven with seven rebounds.

The Jackrabbits shot 52.4 percent as a team and hit 12-of-13 from the charity stripe. Drake finished 29-of-60 on the night from the field and had three in double figures, led by De’Antae McMurray’s 13.

South Dakota State is on the road at UMKC Friday. Tipoff from Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, Missouri is 6 p.m.