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Beavers surge past Jimmies

Minot State stormed back in the second half to beat the University of Jamestown Tuesday night. The Jimmies, who fell to 1-3, led 30-29 at halftime. But Minot State scored 54 second-half points to pull away. Jake Hagler led the Jimmies with 19 points.

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Minot State stormed back in the second half to beat the University of Jamestown Tuesday night.

The Jimmies, who fell to 1-3, led 30-29 at halftime. But Minot State scored 54 second-half points to pull away.

Jake Hagler led the Jimmies with 19 points. Jacob Havron had 16 points and six rebounds. Jon Purintun (12) and Logan Brown (10) were also in double figures. The Jimmies shot 48 percent, while the Beavers connected on 50 percent from the floor.

Minot State, coached by former Jimmie coach Matt Murken, was led by former Bismarck Century standout Tyler Rudolph's 22 points. Nathan Mertens, a Devils Lake all-state performer, added 19 points.

The Jimmies head west for games on Friday (Great Falls) and Saturday (Carroll College) in Helena, Mont.

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Minot State 82, University of Jamestown 73

UJ 30 43 -- 73

MSU 29 54 -- 82

Jamestown: Logan Brown 10, Jake Hagler 19, Jon Purintun 12, Riley Henderson 6, Jacob Havron 16, Kiwane Crowder 2, Daymeann Stewart 8. Totals: 26-58 FG, Three-pointers: 9-31, 12-17 FT, 13 Fouls, 10 Turnovers.

Minot State: Stevan Jovanovic 12, Luis Ricci Maia 13, Nathan Mertens 19, Russ Davis 3, Tyler Rudolph 22, Nathaniel Moore 9, Trevor Rothstein 4. Totals: 35-70 FG, Three-pointers: 4-11, 8-13 FT, 19 Fouls, 7 Turnovers.

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