Rapid City, S.D. – The Black Hills State University men’s basketball team defeated St. Mary’s (Kan.) 85-67 Saturday afternoon at the US Bank Thanksgiving Classic in Rapid City, S.D.

The Yellow Jackets were led in scoring by senior guard Cain Atkinson with 17 points.  Will John Johnson ended the game with a double-double scoring 10 points and grabbing 17 rebounds.  Luke Enos had 16 points and Tanner Adler chipped in with 13 points.

Black Hills State will return to the hardwood on Wednesday for the team’s first conference battle of the season with rival S.D. School of Mines.  The game will take place in Rapid City and will tip-off at 7:30 p.m. MT.

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