ST. CLOUD - The St. Cloud State men's basketball team won its NSIC Opener last night, defeating Minnesota Duluth 86-65 in Halenbeck Hall.

James Fort scored 20 points to lead the Huskies to victory. Damarious Cruz added 13 points for St. Cloud.

The Huskies are a perfect 5-0 to start the season. They hit the road next week for games against Bemidji State and Minnesota Crookston.