SD State Takes on Missouri St. | Northern Iowa College Sports


South Dakota State (9-3) v Missouri State (6-4)

JQH Arena, Springfield, Missouri; Wednesday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The State of South Dakota and the State of Missouri are both looking to put together winning streaks. Each team won last Saturday. Missouri State won a 69-60 home win over Oral Roberts, while South Dakota State won 77-74 over Washington State.

TEAM LEADER: Gaige Prim averaged 16.7 points and 9.1 rebounds to lead the way for the Bears. In addition to Prim, Isiaih Mosley accumulated 17.4 points and 5.1 rebounds per game. The Jackrabbits were led by Baylor Scheierman, who is averaging 14 points, 9.2 rebounds and 4.1 assists. SOLID SCHEIERMAN: Scheierman logged on 45.2% of the 62 3 points he attempted and made 15 of 27 in the last five games. He has also converted 81.3% of his free throws this season.

GROUND SPACING: Noah Freidel of South Dakota state attempted 93 3-point shots and connected on 43% of them.

ASSIST-TO-FG RATIO: The Jackrabbits have recently converted baskets via assists more often than the Bears. Missouri State has 33 assists on 80 field goals (41.3%) in its last three outings, while South Dakota State has assists on 50 of 102 goals on the field (49%) in their last three games.

DID YOU KNOW: South Dakota State is ranked second among Division I teams with an average of 89.3 points per game.

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