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Seales leads North Dakota to 90-82 OT win over Sacramento St



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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Cortez Seales scored seven of his 12 point in overtime as North Dakota dominated the extra period to beat Sacramento State 90-82 on Saturday.

Seales hit a jumper, drilled a 3-pointer with 50 seconds left in overtime for an 85-80 lead and made two free throws in the final seconds to seal the win.

North Dakota (6-6, 1-1 Big Sky Conference) dominated the first half, 52-31, but the Hornets ruled in the second period, 44-23. North Dakota led until Eric Stuteville hit two straight jumpers to give the Hornets a 70-69 lead with 2:01 left in regulation. They led 75-73 with 19 seconds left until North Dakota's Drick Bernstine hit a layup with two seconds remaining to send the game to overtime.

Quinton Hooker was 9 of 14 from the floor and a perfect 10 of 10 from the free throw line for 31 points.

Justin Strings led the Hornets with 26 points.

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