VERMILLION, S.D. -- Tyler Hagedorn had 15 points to help lead South Dakota to an 84-55 win over Grambling on Saturday night.
South Dakota (3-1) started fast and never looked back, going up 24-9 midway of the first period on the way to a 41-27 halftime advantage.
The Coyotes scored 13 unanswered points early in the final half to go ahead 56-31 and cruised to the win.
Hagedorn hit 5 of 7 field goal attempts and made all four free throws offered. Carlton Hurst was 5 of 6 from the floor for 10 points and Tyler Peterson also had 10, with three assists and three steals. Nick Fuller had a perfect night, making 4 of 4 field goal attempts and sinking his only free throw attempt for nine points.
The Coyotes hit 55 Percent (28-51) of their field goals while limiting Grambling to 18-of-55 shooting.
Bobby Jackson led Grambling (0-3) with nine points.
James is the highest-ranked prospect to commit to the Vols under Rick Barnes and the highest overall since Tobias Harris in 2010.
Five-star point guard Josiah James, ranked No. 20 in the ESPN 100, has committed to Tennessee over Clemson, Duke and Michigan State.
Jim Calhoun, who has a career record of 873-380 and led UConn to three national titles before retiring in 2012, has been hired as coach at Saint Joseph.