Tyler Hagedorn had 24 points as South Dakota got past Pacific 72-62 on Friday.
Stanley Umude had 17 points for South Dakota (1-0).
Justin Moore had 16 points for the Tigers (1-1). Jahlil Tripp added 13 points and seven rebounds. Daniss Jenkins had 10 points.
Amari McCray, whose 14.0 points per game coming into the matchup led the Tigers, failed to make a shot (0 of 5).
South Dakota takes on Hawaii on the road on Sunday. Pacific takes on Florida A&M on Sunday.
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