Hawks fall at Cal Baptist: California Baptist broke open a close game at halftime and rolled to an 89-71 win over North Dakota on Tuesday.
UND dropped to 3-7.
Paul Bruns led UND with 19 points while Mitchell Sueker added 13and Bentiu Panoam 12. The Hawks trailed 40-34 at the half but a 19-6 run by Cal Baptist, a member of the Western Athletic Conference, in the second half put the game away. Cal Baptist improved to 7-1.
UND shot 43 percent to Cal Baptist’s 58 percent. The Lancers also had 17 second-chance points.
UND will play Eastern Washington at The Betty on Saturday afternoon in its next game.
Montana State downs Bison: Montana State scoring runs in both the first and second halves proved deadly for North Dakota State, which lost 68-49 to the Bobcats on Tuesday night at the Brick Breeden Fieldhouse.
The Bison held the lead just twice in the first half but the teams played close throughout the first 14 minutes, with Montana State leading 21-20. But that’s when it started to get