North Dakota Hosts South Dakota Following Thioune's 31-Point Game

South Dakota Coyotes (12-18, 5-10 Summit League) at North Dakota Fightin' Hawks (17-13, 9-6 Summit League)

Grand Forks, North Dakota; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Fightin' Hawks -8.5; over/under is 150.5

BOTTOM LINE: South Dakota visits the North Dakota Fightin' Hawks after Lahat Thioune scored 31 points in South Dakota's 88-68 victory over the North Dakota State Bison.

The Fightin' Hawks have gone 8-5 at home. North Dakota is fifth in the Summit League scoring 74.7 points while shooting 43.9% from the field.

The Coyotes have gone 5-10 against Summit League opponents. South Dakota is fifth in the Summit League with 12.3 assists per game led by Bostyn Holt averaging 3.1.

North Dakota is shooting 43.9% from the field this season, 0.9 percentage points lower than the 44.8% South Dakota allows to opponents. South Dakota averages 7.9 made 3-pointers per game this season, 1.1 more made shots on average than the 6.8 per game North Dakota allows.

TOP PERFORMERS: B.J. Omot is averaging 17.1 points for the Fightin' Hawks. Treysen Eaglestaff is averaging 14.3 points over the last 10 games for North Dakota.

Thioune is averaging 14.3 points and 9.6 rebounds for the Coyotes. Kaleb Stewart is averaging 18.3 points over the last 10 games for South Dakota.

LAST 10 GAMES: Fightin' Hawks: 7-3, averaging 76.7 points, 37.7 rebounds, 10.9 assists, 6.2 steals and 3.7 blocks per game while shooting 45.2% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 71.2 points per game.

Coyotes: 3-7, averaging 81.4 points, 33.2 rebounds, 11.4 assists, 3.3 steals and 0.9 blocks per game while shooting 48.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 84.3 points.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.