The Bison (8-4) broke a 28-all tie as Braun hit a 3-pointer to ignite a 15-5 run and close out the first half for a 43-33 advantage at the break. They opened the second half with a 12-2 run to extend their lead to 20. Delaware (5-5) couldn't pull closer than 11 the rest of the way.
North Dakota State shot 52.9 percent from the field and outrebounded Delaware 38-29. Braun was 13 of 15 from the free throw line and Lawrence Alexander chipped in 11 points with four assists for the Bison.