Bison Shut Down Mayville State, 73-40
Release: November 17, 2012
FARGO, N.D. - The North Dakota State men's basketball team limited Mayville State to 30.8 percent shooting on Saturday, Nov. 17 in a 73-40 victory over the Comets at the Bison Sports Arena.
North Dakota State (2-1) shot at a 51-percent clip for the contest, draining 25-of-49 field goal attempts.
Mayville State senior Steven Ivory, Jr. led all scorers with 20 points.
The Bison forced 20 Mayville State turnovers and posted a 38-12 scoring advantage in the paint.
NDSU built a 33-20 halftime lead behind 10 points from Braun in the game's first 20 minutes. The Bison used a 28-9 run to stretch their lead to 32 at 61-29 with 6:39 to play.
The Bison will travel to Pittsburgh, Pa., for three games as part of the Progressive Legends Classic from Nov. 19-21. NDSU opens against Youngstown State at 3:30 p.m. (CT) on Monday, Nov. 19.