USD Men’s Basketball

South Dakota 93 vs. Mount Marty 54

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On Monday the Coyotes opened up their Sand Pentagon Showcase tournament with the in campus game when they played host to the Mount Marty Lancers. In the beginning of the contest it was a quick back and fourth affair before USD starting hitting shots and pulling away from the Lancers.

The Coyotes were able to put up 52 points in the first half, and were able to rest starters in the second half as they had built a 31 point lead at the half.  The coyotes outscored the Lancers by just eight in the second half, but won the contest 93-54.

The Coyotes were lead by leading scorer Tyler Hagedorn who had 16 points, while all 14 players for the Coyotes were able to get on the floor and score. The Sanford Pentagon Showcase continues on Friday for the Coyotes as they take on Southern Mississippi at 5:30 p.m. on Friday.

After the game, Joe Van Goor was able to catch up with Head Coach Craig Smith and discuss a great performance from the Coyote players and a tough Lancers team