MANKATO, MINN. – Zeb Knutson scored two goals and added two assists to lead No. 7 Minnesota State to a 7-1 win over Alaska Anchorage Friday.

Alec Butcher scored his fifth goal in four games on the powerplay at 12:27 of the third period.

Olivier Mantha made 28 saves and allowed seven goals, and Brody Claeys made eight saves for UAA.

MSU led 43-18 in shots.

UAA and MSU will close the season series Saturday.