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Forum staff reports, Published December 23 2013

Braun’s 20 points lead Bison to road win

OREM, Utah – Taylor Braun scored a team-high 20 points and dished out eight assists to power North Dakota State to a 74-70 win over Utah Valley in men’s basketball Monday.

Junior Lawrence Alexander added 19 points on 7-for-8 shooting for the Bison (10-4).

The Bison shot 27-for-51 for the game and currently rank seventh in the nation in field-goal percentage with a 51-percent clip.

Guard Holton Hunsaker scored a game-high 22 points to pace the Wolverines (5-7).

NDSU (10-4): Wright 5-12 0-0 11, Bjorklund 3-5 0-0 6, Alexander 7-8 1-2 19, Btown 1-5 0-0 2, Braun 3-8 14-16 20, Felt 0-1 0-0 0, Kading 3-5 0-0 6, Aaberg 5-7 0-0 10. Totals 27-51 15-18 74.

UVU (5-7): Bruneel 3-5 0-0 7, Nelson 2-8 0-0 5, Aird 2-6 3-4 7, Enos 5-10 0-0 14, Hunsaker 4-8 11-11 22, Garrity 4-8 3-5 13, Evans 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 21-47 17-20 70.

Half: NDSU 45, UVU 38. 3-point goals: NDSU 5-12 (Wright 1-5, Alexander 4-4, Braun 0-1, Felt 0-1, Kading 0-1), UVU 11-24 (Bruneel 1-1, Nelson 1-4, Enos 4-9, Hunsaker 3-6, Garrity 2-4). Total fouls: NDSU 15, UVU 13. Rebounds: NDSU 28 (Brown 6), UVU 23 (Nelson, Aird 5). Assists: NDSU 14 (Braun 8), UVU 15 (Nelson, Hunsaker 3). Steals: NDSU 9 (three with 2), UVU 2 (Garrity, Evans 1). Turnovers: NDSU 8, UVU 11. Attendance: 1,092.