College men’s basketball: Wagner, Bemidji State too much for UMD
Senior matches career-high 32 points as Beavers bounce Bulldogs.
Senior guard Nick Wagner matched his career-high with 32 points as Bemidji State cruised to a 96-77 NSIC men’s victory over Minnesota Duluth Friday before 123 in Bemidji, Minnesota.
Wagner made 5 of 10 3-pointers as the Beavers blitzed the nets from outside, connecting on 13 of 25 (52%) from beyond the arc.
Mohamed Kone added 15 points and Derek Thompson chipped in 14 for Bemidji State (5-8), which shot 63.6% from the field and had five players reach double figures in scoring.
Drew Blair and Charlie Katona had 20 points apiece and Austin Andrews added 16 to lead UMD (4-6).
The same teams rematch at 3:30 p.m. Saturday in Bemidji.