POCATELLO, Idaho -- Aaron Anderson hit three 3-pointers and scored 19 points Thursday night, helping North Dakota to a 66-53 victory over Idaho State.
Troy Huff added 15 points and Josh Schuler had 14 for North Dakota(4-8, 1-2 Big Sky), and Jordan Allard pulled down 10 rebounds. Both teams shot just 40 percent from the field, but North Dakota dominated the boards, outrebounding Idaho State 43-22.
North Dakota never trailed and led 31-9 before the Bengals closed the first half on an 11-0 run. But Idaho State couldn't close the gap after halftime.
North Dakota took a 2-1 lead in the all-time series; the teams met for the first time last season and split their two games.
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