NCAA MEN’S BASKETBALL: Mustangs defeat Alumni

MARSHALL – William Giddings scored a game-high 21 points to lead Southwest Minnesota State to a 78-64 victory over the SMSU Alumni on Saturday night in Marshall. The game was part of “Andy Wiersma Day” at SMSU.

Wiersma played at SMSU from 2002-06. He passed away in an auto accident in 2008.

SMSU shot 46 percent from the field and limited the Alumni team to just 33 percent shooting.

Jordan Miller led the Alumni team with 18 points.

SMSU will continue exhibition play on Sunday, hosting Wisconsin-Eau Claire starting at 4 p.m.