ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – South Dakota State not only beat a ranked team for the first time at the Division I level on Saturday, the Jackrabbits also ended No. 16 New Mexico’s perfect 12-0 start to the season with a 70-65 win in front of 15,278 fans inside The Pit in Albuquerque, N.M. on Saturday. Fresh off a loss to Belmont on Wednesday, the Jackrabbits, who improve to 10-4 on the season, rode a bus the 1,200 miles to Albuquerque from Nashville, after weather problems cancelled their flights on Thursday. Nate Wolters led the Jackrabbits in the win, their first against a ranked Division I opponent, with a game-high 28 points, adding five rebounds and seven assists. Chad White added 13 points, including four clutch free throws late in the game. Jordan Dykstra and Brayden Carlson both finished with 10 points, with Dykstra adding a game-high 10 rebounds for his third double-double of the season. Kendall Williams led the Lobos, who fall to 12-1 on the season, with 21 points.
Comment Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in the comments section of DakotaRadioGroup.com are solely those of the comment author and do not necessarily reflect the views and opinions held by DakotaRadioGroup.com.