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Bemidji State's Bryce Tesdahl (right) drives to the basket during the first half of Friday's game against Northern State. Pioneer Photo/Eric Stromgren

Bemidji State men's basketball: Northern State slips past BSU on last shot of game

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The Bemidji State men's basketball team lost to Northern State 67-65 Friday night at BSU Gymnasium.

Bryce Tesdahl's free throw with 2:41 remaining in the game gave the Beavers a 63-60 lead.


Northern rallied to tie the game at 63-63 with 2:21 remaining when Jordan King made a layup, was fouled and made the subsequent free throw.

The Wolves then went up 65-63 on Alex Thomas' layup before Tesdahl would answer with an offensive rebound followed by a laup with 24 seconds to go.

Northern was left with the final posession and made Bemidji State pay when Mitch Boeck hit a jumper wit three seconds remaining.

Boeck led Northern State with a game-high 23 points.

Seth Haake had 18 for BSU. Lance Rongstad has 13 points and Tesdahl added 11.

Pioneer staff reports