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Felt wraps up NDSU basketball career

2009 Hengstler-Ranweiler co-winner Mike Felt of Redwood Falls ended his career at North Dakota State University with a loss to San Diego State University in the third round of the NCAA tournament last Saturday.

Felt ended his career with the following accomplishments: first in career games played (132), second in three-point attempts (607), second in free throw percentage (83.9 percent), third in three-point percentage (40.2 percent). He also set a single-game record for three-pointers made in a game (7). He led the team in scoring four times this year with a career high of 30 points in one game. He ended his career with 978 points.

Vikings sign former

Jets guard Ducasse

The Minnesota Vikings signed free agent offensive lineman Vladimir Ducasse to a one-year contract, the team announced Thursday.

Ducasse, 26, spent the first four seasons of his career with the New York Jets. Ducasse, a second-round pick in 2010, appeared in 50 games for the Jets, making five starts.

In 2013, the 6-foot-5, 325-pound Ducasse appeared in all 16 games and started the first four games of the season. A native of Prince Au Port, Haiti, Ducasse moved to the United States in 2002 before playing collegiately at Massachusetts.

SDSU upends Gophers in 3rd round of Women’s NIT

The South Dakota State University Jackrabbits outscored the Minnesota Golden Gophers 47-38 in the second half Thursday to advance to the Elite Eight of the Women’s NIT with a 70-62 win at Frost Arena in Brookings, S.D.

The Gophers (22-13) held a slim 24-23 lead at halftime behind 14 first-half points from Amanda Zahui B., a 6-foot-5 center from Sweden. The redshirt freshman finished with 26 points, 11 rebounds and 5 blocks, all game-high totals. Junior guard Rachel Bantam, playing with a sore back, followed with 25 points, 23 coming in the second half.

Senior guard Steph Paluch led SDSU with 17 points.

The Jackrabbits (25-9) will play Indiana (21-12) in the quarterfinals 2 p.m. Sunday in Brookings.

— Reuters/Staff reports