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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


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 a sports reporter for the Bemidji Pioneer, focusing on Bemidji State but also covering area high schools. 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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