SDSU men take over in 78-75 win over Oral Roberts
BROOKINGS — Mike Daum scored 27 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and South Dakota State defeated Oral Roberts 78-75 on Thursday night to take sole possession of first place in the Summit League.
Reed Tellinghuisen added 24 points and David Jenkins Jr. 15 for the Jackrabbits (15-5, 3-0 Summit), who have won six straight. The Jackrabbits made 10 of 27 from behind the arc, including four by Daum, who notched his 20th career double-double.
Chris Miller scored 14 points, Javan White 13 and Albert Owens 12 for the Golden Eagles (7-12, 3-1).
Sam Kearns scored with 2:34 left to get Oral Roberts within a point, 75-74, after trailing by 10 with fewer than six minutes left. But the only points after that were three free throws by Jenkins and one by Kearns. Oral Roberts tried a long inbounds pass to Miller with three seconds left but the ball went off his fingertips.