USD rolls to victory over Hastings College USD senior forward Tommie King paced the Coyotes offensively with 24 points on 12-of-17 shooting from the floor during Tuesday's action against Hastings College at the DakotaDome. The South Dakota men's basketball team (13-7, 2-5 NCC) picked up a 83-51 victory over Hastings College (7-17, 2-11 GPAC) Tuesday night in a nonconference tilt at the DakotaDome.
USD had a solid defensive showing, allowing a season-low 51 points on 32.1 percent shooting from the field by Hastings.
Senior forward Tommie King paced the Coyotes offensively with 24 points on 12-of-17 shooting from the floor. King, a native of Seattle, WA, also added four assists.
Sophomore forward Turner Trofholz (Schuyler, NE) had his fifth double-double of the season with 15 points and 13 rebounds.
Senior forward Derek Paben (Pickrell, NE) added 15 points and four rebounds in his second start of the season. Junior guard Josh Mueller (Hartford) had 13 assists, 6 points, six rebounds and four steals, while junior forward Steve Anderson (Rapid City) also had a solid all-around evening, with nine rebounds, 6 points, three blocks, two steals and two assists.
Redshirt freshman Brock Seim (LeGrand, IA) came off the bench to contribute 9 points and eight rebounds.
As a team, the Coyotes shot 48.7 percent from the field (37-of-76) and outrebounded Hastings, 47-33.
The Broncos were led in scoring by Mike Snyder, who had 11 points and six rebounds.
South Dakota returns to action this Saturday when it opens a three-game road swing against Nebraska-Omaha starting at 8 p.m. at Sapp Fieldhouse in Omaha, NE.