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The Bemidji State men’s basketball team opened the playoffs with an explosive first half against Wayne State on Wednesday evening. Here, Beavers’ senior guard Jason Edwards drives past defender LaTroy Wright for an easy two. Edwards scored 13 points and BSU won easily, 71-54, to advance to the quarterfinal round of the NSIC/Sanford Health Men’s Basketball Tournament. They’ll take on Winona State Saturday night in Winona. Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer

BIG VICTORY IN REMATCH: Bemidji State topples Wayne State 71-54 in NSIC tourney

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BEMIDJI – The Bemidji State men were looking to shake off an early-season loss to Wayne State with a statement tournament win at home.


The Beavers got exactly what they were looking for.

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Jack Hittinger
Jack Hittinger is the sports editor of the Bemidji Pioneer. He is also the Bemidji State beat writer. He hails from the Great State of Michigan. Read his Bemidji State blog at and follow him on Twitter at @Jackhitts.
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