Vermillion, SD (Sports Network) - Duke Mondy scored 16 points, including the
game-winning free throw with just four seconds remaining, as the Oakland
Golden Grizzlies nipped the South Dakota Coyotes, 76-75, in a Summit League
tilt at the DakotaDome.
Corey Petros posted a double-double with 17 points and 13 rebounds to lead the
Golden Grizzlies (14-13, 9-4 Summit). Travis Bader added 16 points and Drew
Valentine had a strong game appropriately enough as he too logged a double-
double with 14 points and 10 rebounds.
For the Coyotes (8-17, 4-9), Juevol Myles scored a game-high 23
points and Brandon Bos finished with 22 as the pair combined to shoot 7-of-12
behind the 3-point line.
South Dakota shot 50 percent from the field and hit on 4-of-10 from 3-point
range, as it went into halftime leading 42-34. Oakland made 41.2 percent from
the floor but just 5-of-14 from 3-point distance in the first half.
After the break the Golden Grizzlies heated up, connecting on 51.6 percent of
their field goal tries. The Coyotes kept pace by making 50 percent of their
field goal attempts. An early second-half run put the Grizzlies ahead and
the teams traded leads from that point on.
Trailing by two in the final minute, Myles knocked down two free throws to
knot the score at 75-75 with 22 seconds remaining. Mondy was fouled with four
seconds on the clock and made one of two to put the visitors back on top and
in line for their sixth-straight victory.
Oakland had the edge in points in the paint, 34-24, and outrebounded South
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