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Wolters’ numbers don’t lie

Posted: Friday, Mar 22nd, 2013

South Dakota State guard Nate Wolters drives on Michigan guard Trey Burke in the first half of a second-round game of the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Auburn Hills, Mich., on Thursday. Paul Sancya/AP

Jackrabbits head coach Scott Nagy called point guard Nate Wolters the greatest player in South Dakota State history on a few occasions this season, including following Thursday’s 71-56 loss to Michigan in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.

The numbers don’t lie.

The 6-foot-4, 190-pound St. Cloud, Minn., native is one of three players in NCAA history to finish his career with at least 2,000 points, 600 assists and 600 rebounds. Wolters is also the only player ever to average 20 points, five assists and five steals in two separate seasons.

But more impressive was South Dakota State’s success as a team.

For the complete article see the 03-22-2013 issue.

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