BROOKINGS, S.D. -- Sophomore Matt Dentlinger totaled 18 points, 10 rebounds and five blocked shots and South Dakota State dominated the second half and beat Purdue Fort Wayne 75-64 on Sunday.
Dentlinger made all eight of his shots from the floor in picking up his fifth double-double of the season for the Jackrabbits (20-8, 11-2 Summit League). Douglas Wilson added 17 points on 7-of-8 shooting with five rebounds, while freshman David Wingett hit three 3-pointers and scored 14.
South Dakota State trailed 36-26 at the half before outscoring the Mastodons 49-28 after intermission. The Jackrabbits entered play tied with North Dakota State atop the league standings.
South Dakota State shot 50% from the floor but just 29% from beyond the arc (7 of 24). The Jackrabbits made 16 of 22 at the free-throw line. Purdue Fort Wayne shot 37.5% overall and 24% from distance (6 of 25). The Mastodons hit 16 of 23 foul shots.
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