``They have outside power. They're tall inside and very athletic,'' Williams said. ``They're well-coached and they're smart. They were the superior team tonight.''
The victory put the Yellow Jackets (25-6), who finished the regular season ranked seventh in the nation, into today's round-of-16 game against Embry-Riddle (Fla.), which was a 97-73 winner over Bellevue (Neb.).
The Tigers, who reached the national tournament after capturing the Northeast Atlantic Conference championship, saw their season end at 27-9.
Archbishop Ryan graduate Erik Henrysen led the Tigers with 17 points. Tim Ryan added 12.
For Black Hills State, Brian Fennema scored 25 points; Trent Trapagen and Brant Miller had 17 each.
Holy Family grabbed a quick 4-0 lead but saw the Yellow Jackets run off 14 unanswered points to take a 14-4 advantage.
The Tigers were forced to play catch-up the rest of the night. They trailed, 46-30, at intermission.
``It's hard to appreciate it right now because our kids are crushed,'' Williams said. ``They were taking this very seriously. But I know they will look back on this as a positive experience.''