North Dakota State junior guard Brooke LeMar scored 21 points and sophomore forwards Holly Johnson and Marena Whittle 20 and 18, respectively, as the Bison defeated Valley City State, 83-61, in an exhibition game in Fargo on Wednesday night.
Viking junior guard Sadiqah Jihad and junior forward Megan Trautman put up 10 points each to lead VCSU.
NDSU shot 52 percent in the game to VCSU's 32 percent. The Bison scored 50 points in the paint, the Vikings 22.
With the loss, the Vikings' six-game win streak came to an end.
Valley City State (10-7) looks to begin a new win streak as they enter an eight-game North Star Athletic Association conference game stretch Saturday at 4:30 p.m. at No. 16-ranked Mayville State (1-0 NSAA, 15-2 overall). Saturday's game can be heard on KOVC 1490 AM Radio and at NewsDakota.com.