VERMILLION, S.D. | South Dakota shot 57 percent from the floor, 50 percent from the three-point line and turned the ball over just seven times in downing Drake 93-65 here Wednesday.
USD, which outscored the Bulldogs 46-22 in the second half, improved to 8-3 on the season as it hit 11 3s in the game.
The Coyotes had four players score in double figures led by Triston Simpson's 18 points as he hit 4 of 5 3-pointers. Trey Burch-Manning added 17 points, Tyler Hagedorn had 16 and Matt Mooney added 14 and a team-best six assists.
The Coyotes outscored Drake 40-24 in the paint and had a 27-6 advantage in points off turnovers.
Drake (4-4) was led by Reed Timmer's 14 points, Casey Schlatter had 12 and Ore Arogundade 11.