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IPFW misses shot at NCAA tourney

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The Dancin’ shoes will stay in the closet.

TrayVonn Wright scored 19 points for North Dakota State, IPFW made just two field goals across the last 10:10, and the No. 1 seed Bison overcame a sizzling first half from an IPFW team that simply refused to go away, out-gasping the Mastodons 60-57 in the championship game of The Summit League tournament.

It was North Dakota State’s first conference tournament title since 2009 and only its second ever, and it will send the Bison to the NCAA tournament.

But it took some doing, as it didn’t end until Luis Jacobo’s desperation bid to tie sailed wide left as the horn sounded.

The Bison went more than seven minutes without a field goal in the second half, got outrebounded 36-29, made just 5-of-16 3s and shot just 41 percent. But Taylor Braun scored seven huge points down the stretch, and the Mastodons couldn’t quite fully answer.

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