Spearfish, S.D. – The Black Hills State University men’s basketball team earned their 5th win of the season as the defeated Montana Tech 77-59 Friday evening at the Donald Young Center in Spearfish, S.D.

“It was a great team win,” said head coach Bradd Schafer.  “Everyone contributed in some way and I’m proud of our guys for sticking with it and getting the victory.”

Black Hills State was up by four points with just over 10 minutes to go before the Yellow Jackets out scored Montana Tech 30-16 to earn the victory. The Yellow Jackets were led by sophomore Tanner Adler who finished the game with 16 points off the bench. Adler was one of four Yellow Jackets to hit double digits, fellow sophomore Craig Von Allman had 11 points, and seniors Luke Enos and Will John Johnson each chipped in 10 points.

Black Hills State will return to action Monday, November 15 as they take on Chadron State in an exhibition match-up in Chadron, Neb. Tip-off is scheduled for 8 p.m. MT.

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