Huff scores 21 as North Dakota defeats Idaho State 69-52

Troy Huff had 21 points and 11 rebounds as North Dakota defeated Idaho State 69-52 Saturday.

Aaron Anderson added 16 points and five assists for the Fighting Sioux (9-12, 6-6 Big Sky), who committed just five turnovers and shot 47 percent from the floor. Jamal Webb had 12 points and seven assists.

Andre Hatchett led Idaho State (4-17, 3-9) with 16 points, and Chris Hansen had 10. The Bengals have lost five straight.

North Dakota closed the first half on a 10-2 run to take a 33-22 lead, and increased that cushion to 15 points when Webb hit a 3-pointer with 16:23 remaining to make it 42-27.

The Bengals got within eight points with 7:48 left before North Dakota closed the game on an 18-9 run.