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Jacks grind out a road win in Chattanooga

Jacks grind out a road win in Chattanooga

Landon Dierks

December 5, 2018


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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — In the first-ever meeting between South Dakota State and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s basketball programs, it was the Jackrabbits who came away with a 71-54 win. Turnovers could have caused the Jackrabbits problems — they committed 20 in the game, but...

Jackrabbits blow past Duquesne, advance to quarterfinals

Jackrabbits blow past Duquesne, advance to quarterfinals

Landon Dierks

December 2, 2018


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Blowing snow and below-freezing temperatures did little to slow down the fifth-seeded South Dakota State football team in its 51-6 win over Duquesne Saturday afternoon at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. SDSU blanked Duquesne for more than two quarters and earned a spot in the Football Championship Subdi...

‘We’re looking forward to the rematch,’: Jacks host Duquesne on Saturday

‘We’re looking forward to the rematch,’: Jacks host Duquesne on Saturday

Landon Dierks

November 30, 2018


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Second round Football Championship Subdivision playoff matchups are set and South Dakota State will host a familiar foe — Duquesne University of the Northeast Conference. SDSU blew out the Dukes 51-13 in its opening game of the 2017 season and will look to duplicate that result and reach the quart...

Jacks snap two-game slide, dominate Green Bay

Jacks snap two-game slide, dominate Green Bay

Landon Dierks

November 30, 2018


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Defense is considered to be the strength of the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay’s women’s basketball program, but it was South Dakota State that showed out on defense Thursday night. SDSU dominated from the opening tip en route to a 77-47 win over the No. 4 team in the latest CollegeInsid...

WBB: Jacks hope to snap two-game losing streak

WBB: Jacks hope to snap two-game losing streak

Landon Dierks

November 29, 2018


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After dropping two contests in Las Vegas during the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout, the South Dakota State women's basketball team looks to get back on track. It will have two chances to do so over the next week, as the Jacks host the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay on Thursday, Nov. 29 and ...

Jacks fall to University at Buffalo

Jacks fall to University at Buffalo

Landon Dierks

November 25, 2018


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LAS VEGAS — Less than 24 hours after giving the fourth-ranked team in the country a scare, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team came up just short again, this time against the University at Buffalo 61-55. SDSU battled back from a deficit that was as big as 12 points to take a 55-54 lead ...

Jacks hang tough, fall to Baylor

Jacks hang tough, fall to Baylor

Landon Dierks

November 24, 2018


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LAS VEGAS – It was a back-and-forth affair between the upset-minded South Dakota State women’s basketball team and No. 4 Baylor — something the teams’ rankings might not have led spectators to expect. In the game, the Jackrabbits gave the Lady Bears all they could handle before falling 72-66 Friday ...

Jacks prepare for South Point Thanksgiving Shootout

Jacks prepare for South Point Thanksgiving Shootout

Landon Dierks

November 23, 2018


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Another challenge in the gauntlet that is the South Dakota State women’s basketball team’s nonconference schedule is almost here. SDSU looks to extend its win streak to five games as it heads into a pair of contests at the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout on Nov. 23-24 in Las Vegas. It wi...

Miller named to ‘Wade Watch’

Miller named to ‘Wade Watch’

Landon Dierks

November 20, 2018


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Senior guard Macy Miller was one of the 35 names that appeared on the initial Wade Trophy watch list.   The Wade Trophy is presented by Women’s Basketball Coaches Association to the best NCAA Division I women’s basketball player. “It’s no surprise that Macy will be looked at on a nat...

Jacks claim fifth seed in football playoffs

Jacks claim fifth seed in football playoffs

Landon Dierks

November 18, 2018


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After capping off an 8-2 regular season with a win over rival South Dakota on Saturday, the South Dakota State football team secured a top-eight seed in the Football Championship Subdivision Playoffs. It was only a matter of where the FCS selection committee placed the Jackrabbits. On the live pla...

Jackrabbits dismantle Creighton, win third straight

Jackrabbits dismantle Creighton, win third straight

Landon Dierks

November 16, 2018


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The South Dakota State women’s basketball team got off to a hot start against Creighton and didn’t look back on its way to a 74-48 win Thursday night in Frost Arena. Not even a 23-point performance from Creighton’s Audrey Faber could stop the Jackrabbits from recording their third consecutiv...

Jacks turn focus to Creighton after challenging first week

Jacks turn focus to Creighton after challenging first week

Landon Dierks

November 14, 2018


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After a challenging three-game stretch to kick off the 2018-19 season, another tough test looms for the South Dakota State women’s basketball team. The Jackrabbits are out to a 2-1 start after contests against a nationally ranked program and two top 10 mid-major teams. They will be back in action 7 ...