GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) Kaleb Stewart scored 16 points as South Dakota beat VMI 85-81 on Friday in the first round of the Arizona Tip-Off.

Stewart shot 7 for 15, including 2 for 5 from beyond the arc for the Coyotes (3-1). Lahat Thioune scored 13 points and added 13 rebounds. Mayuom Buom shot 5 of 5 from the field and 1 for 3 from the line to finish with 11 points.

The Keydets (1-3) were led by Brennan Watkins, who recorded 27 points. VMI also got 16 points, eight rebounds and two blocks from Koree Cotton. In addition, Taeshaud Jackson had 13 points and 10 rebounds.


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