BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Brandon Bos scored 21 points and South Dakota used a late run to top CS Bakersfield 68-66 on Sunday.
Bos went 8 of 10 from the line and Casey Kasperbauer added 18 points, including four 3-pointers. Tyler Larson had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Coyotes.
Bakersfield (1-5) trailed by three with 8:12 left in the first half but went on a 14-0 run — including a pair of 3s by Dashawn Richmond — and led 40-29 at the break.
South Dakota (2-5) kept chipping away at the lead though and a 9-0 run, capped by Kasperbauer's 3-pointer, gave the Coyotes a 65-61 lead with 1:23 left.
Richmond and Kevin Mays had 14 points apiece for the Roadrunners. Mays added 10 boards. Bakersfield was just 3 of 18 from beyond the arc.