South Dakota State routs Western Illinois 98-70
MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — David Jenkins Jr. scored 27 points to lead seven in double-figure scoring as South Dakota State remained undefeated in the Summit League with a 98-70 rout of Western Illinois on Saturday night.
South Dakota State (17-5, 5-0) has won eight straight and 10 of its last 11 games.
Jenkins, a freshman guard, made four 3-pointers, finished 9-of-13 shooting and now has scored in double figures in 18 games. Tevin King and Reed Tellinghuisen added 12 points apiece for the Jackrabbits, who shot 50 percent from the floor, including 14 of 28 from long range. Mike Daum and Skyler Flatten chipped in 11 points apiece, with Daum grabbing a game-high 12 rebounds.
Reserves Ian Theisen had 13 points and Chris Howell had 10 for South Dakota State.
Isaac Johnson scored 19 points for Western Illinois (10-8, 1-4). Kobe Webster added 17 points and C.J. Duff 16.