SDSU Men’s Basketball Defeats Omaha

South Dakota State men’s basketball completed the regular season sweep of Omaha Tuesday night inside Frost Arena, taking down the Mavericks 80-60 in front of 1,837 fans.

SDSU (19-6, 7-1 Summit League) maintained its place atop The Summit League standings with the win, hitting 46.2 percent from the field with seven 3-pointers. The Jacks continued their hot shooting from the charity stripe, finishing 13-of-15 on the night.

State used a heavy dose of Mike Daum throughout, as the junior finished with 35 points after scoring 20 in the first half. He added 18 rebounds for his 24th career double-double, becoming the first Jackrabbit at the Division I level to record double-doubles in four consecutive games. Tevin King added 14 points and Skyler Flatten 12, as both Jacks reached double figures for the fourth-straight contest.

Omaha (7-17, 2-6) shot 37.7 percent as a team, led by Zach Jackson’s 20 points.

South Dakota State closes its three-game homestand Thursday against rival North Dakota State. The Jackrabbits and Bison tip at 7 p.m.