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SALT LAKE CITY — The Dickinson State mens basketball team was shut down by Westminster College (Utah) from the beginning.

The Griffins pulled away for the 42-point, 104-62 win Thursday night.

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This was the largest point margin for a loss by DSU, as well as the most points allowed on the year.

DSU’s offense was weak, hitting 19 of 49 (39 percent) shots and just 2 of 12 (17 percent) 3-pointers. Junior guard Tevin Russell led the team in points and rebounds with 15 and four.

For the Griffins, senior forward Tallon Robertson ran wild on the court and recorded a game-high 23 points and eight rebounds. Colton Moon, Blake Skidmore and Jordan Pryor combined for 44 points.

DSU travels to take on Montana Western at 4 p.m. Saturday.

DICKINSON STATE (7-16, 2-9 Frontier): Ty Ackelson 4-9 3-4 11, Brock Boos 1-4 0-0 3, Mackenson Odenier 1-10 3-4 5, Tevin Russell 4-5 7-7 15, Isiah Thomas 2-2 0-1 4, DeSean Atkins 0-0 1-2 1, Jeremy Beehler 1-2 1-3 3, Juston Goodwin 2-6 1-2 5, Robbie Morey 2-3 0-0 5, Marko Potkonjak 0-1 0-0 0, Jeremy Samuelso 1-1 1-2 3, Josh Torgerson 0-1 0-0 0, Jacob Volk 1-5 5-6 7. Totals: 19-49 22-31 62.

WESTMINSTER (14-10, 7-4 Frontier): Quincy Bair 3-3 0-0 6, Nick Jenson 2-4 2-2 6, Colton Moon 4-7 2-2 14, Tallon Robertson 10-12 2-3 23, Blake Skidmore 3-7 4-5 12, Kayden Calder 2-2 0-0 5, Adam Egan 1-1 2-2 4, Casey Evans 3-4 3-4 9, Stephen Matthews 0-1 1-2 1, Chris Melville 3-5 0-0 6, Marcus Parry 0-1 0-0 0, Jordan Pryor 6-11 2-2 18. Totals: 37-58 19-25 104.

Halftime: 50-32. Total fouls: DSU 21, WC 26. Technical fouls: DSU, team. Fouled out: WC, Bair. 3-point goals: DSU 2-12 (Ackelson 0-3, Boos 1-4, Beehler 0-1, Goodwin 0-1, Morey 1-2, Volk 0-1), WC 11-19 (Moon 4-6, Skidmore 2-4, Pryor 4-6, Calder 1-1, Melville 0-1, Parry 0-1). Rebounds: DSU 23 (Russell 4), WC 36 (Robertson 8). Assists: DSU 8 (Ackelson 2), WC 20 (Moon 5). Steals: DSU 7 (Morey 3), WC 11 (Robertson 3). Blocks: DSU 1 (Morey 1), WC 5 (Robertson 5). Turnovers: DSU 19 (Atkins 4), WC 13 (Robertson, Pryor, Matthews 2).

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