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Associated Press, Published December 19 2010

Men's basketball: Fresno State tops NDSU

FRESNO, Calif. – Ned Golubovic scored 16 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, both season highs, as Fresno State defeated North Dakota State 82-69 on Saturday night in men’s basketball.

Bracken Funk added a career-high 14 points and 10 rebounds and Tim Steed had 14 points for the Bulldogs (4-5), who scored the game’s final 15 points.

Freddy Coleman scored a game-high 21 points for North Dakota State (7-4), which saw its four-game winning streak snapped.

North Dakota State went scoreless over the final 5:35 after Coleman’s fifth 3-pointer gave the Bison their first lead of the game at 69-67.

NORTH DAKOTA STATE: Carlson 4-12 3-4 11, Lundberg 2-7 0-0 5, Tveidt 4-12 4-4 13, Coleman 6-11 4-7 21, Bjorkland 4-7 0-0 8, Wright 0-3 0-1 0, Braun 0-2 2-2 2, Zastrow 1-4 4-6 6, Felt 1-1 0-0 3, Nagel 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 22-59 17-24 69.

FRESNO STATE: Smith 2-4 1-2 5, Steed 7-12 0-2 14, Olekaibe 4-11 1-1 12, G. Johnson 1-6 0-0 2, Golubovic 3-6 8-10 16, Funk 4-10 6-7 14, T. Johnson 1-5 2-2 4, Ryan 0-0 0-0 0, Wils 3-5 2-3 8, Rhodes 3-5 0-0 7. Totals 28-64 20-27 82.

Half: FS 48, NDSU 38. 3-point goals: NDSU 8-17 (Carlson 0-1, Lundberg 1-2, Tveidt 1-3, Colman 5-6, Wright 0-1, Braun 0-1, Zastrow 0-2, Felt 1-1), FS 6-16 (Olekaibe 3-6, G. Johnson 0-2, Golubovic 2-4, Funk 0-3, Rhodes 1-1). Total fouls: NDSU 21, FS 16. Fouled out: NDSU, Bjorklund. Rebounds: NDSU 32 (Bjorklund 10), FS 39 (Funk, Golubovic 10) Assists: NDSU 11 (Carlson 3), FS 15 (Olekaibe 4). Steals: NDSU 7 (Coleman 4), FS 10 (Funk 4). Turnovers: NDSU 12, FS 12.