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Monday, March 11, 2013
South Dakota State beats IPFW 72-56 in Summit semi

Associated Press

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Nate Wolters scored 18 points and South Dakota State got hot from behind the 3-point line in the second half Monday to overcome a slow start and beat IPFW 72-56 in the semifinals of the Summit League tournament.

The Jackrabbits (24-9) shot 70 percent from behind the arc in the second half after sinking just 2 of 7 3-pointers in the first half.

Chad White added 17 points and Tony Fiegen contributed 16 points for South Dakota State.

Frank Gaines led IPFW (16-17) with 25 points.

The Mastodons opened up a 10-0 lead, and the Jackrabbits spent the rest of the first half trying to close the gap.