Umude Leads South Dakota Past Alabama State


Stanley Umude scored 21 points on 9-of-13 shooting and South Dakota beat Alabama State 73-59.

Leon Daniels’ 3-pointer with 7:33 before halftime made it 20-19 in favor of Alabama state. Hunter Goodrick followed with a jump shot a minute-and-a-half later and the Coyotes never trailed again.

South Dakota went to halftime up 27-23 and extended the margin to 35-25 on a pair of Kruz Perrott-Hunt foul shots with 17:47 remaining. Tyler Hagedorn scored 18 points for South Dakota and Tyler Peterson scored 12.

The Coyotes were 26-of-52 shooting against 21 of 61 (35.6%) for the Hornets.