VERMILLION, S.D. — Matt Mooney and Nick Fuller combined to score 27 points and South Dakota used a crisp shooting night to down Division III Northland College, 88-42 on Thursday night.
The Coyotes had their four-game win streak snapped in a three-point loss to UCLA and the victory sends them into Summit League play with a 12-4 record and keeps them undefeated at home.
South Dakota rolled to a big first-half lead, posting a 46-19 advantage at the half.
The Coyotes hit 30 of 50 shots from the field (60 percent), including 8 of 19 from beyond the arc, and converted 20 of 24 from the line. Mooney hit 5 of 10 from the field and finished with 14 points. Fuller was 6 of 8 and finished with 13.
Harrison Lucas finished with 11 points to lead the Lumberjacks from Ashland, Wisconsin.