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College men's basketball: UMD nabs another key road win

Sean Burns totaled 22 points and 10 rebounds, Brandon Myer went for 19 and 12, and visiting Minnesota Duluth maintained its winning ways Saturday by defeating NSIC South Division-leading Wayne State 77-72.

Burns made 10 of his 14 field-goal attempts as the Bulldogs (14-8 overall, 11-7 NSIC) won for the seventh time in nine games. In the process, they improved to 8-3 on the road, vs. 6-5 at home

Kendall Jacks paced the Wildcats (17-7, 12-6) with 19 points and went over 1,500 for his career.

• St. Scholastica had its winning streak snapped at five games in a 71-68 home loss to Northwestern, but not before the Saints threw a scare at the UMAC-leading Eagles.

St. Scholastica (13-10 overall, 9-5 UMAC), which received a game-high 23 points from Jarod Wilken and 22 from Collin Anderson, led multiple times in the second half and drew even at 66-66 on a Wilken 3-pointer with 1:37 remaining, but Northwestern (17-6, 13-1) closed out its 11th consecutive victory.

• Bethany Lutheran turned a three-point halftime cushion into an 86-69 UMAC victory over Wisconsin-Superior at Mertz Mortorelli Gymnasium.

Montroy Scott scored 25 points to lead the Yellowjackets (6-18 overall, 4-11 UMAC), who have dropped four straight.

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