ABERDEEN, S.D. - Despite holding a small 37-36 lead at the half, the Dickinson State men’s basketball team went on to defeat Presentation College (S.D.) 84-74 in the last game of the season on Friday, Feb. 16.

Blue Hawk (14-12, 9-7 NSAA) senior Marcus White earned a double-double with 25 points and 11 rebounds. Seniors Carter Gallo and Jerry Shevlin followed with 14 and 12 points, respectively.

With four minutes and 15 seconds left in the first half, DSU held a 34-24 lead. A 12-3 run from the Saints (12-14, 6-9 NSAA) got it back within three at the half, but the Blue Hawks led the entire second half, slowly expanding their lead.

Julius Jackson netted 17 points, going 3-for-4 from behind the three-point arc.