The Collegian

Jacks at top of Summit League with Flatten’s excellent three point shooting

Jacks at top of Summit League with Flatten’s excellent three point shooting

Andrew Holtan

January 24, 2018


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The South Dakota State men’s basketball team is at the top of the Summit League with a record of 5-0. One of the main reasons it’s having so much success is because Skyler Flatten is having his best season in a Jackrabbit uniform. The redshirt senior from Clark, South Dakota is shooting 49.2 percent...

Recruiting sets Jacks at top of Summit League

Recruiting sets Jacks at top of Summit League

Carson Herbert

January 24, 2018


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Looking at the 2017-18 South Dakota State wom en’s basketball roster, one common thing stands out amongst the 13 players: they were all recruited from within South Dakota or one of its bordering states. Recruiting local talent is nothing new for the Jacks. Past rosters have been loaded with players...

South Dakota Showdown: Top two teams in Summit League face off

South Dakota Showdown: Top two teams in Summit League face off

Andrew Holtan

January 24, 2018


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After an impressive 98-70 win on the road against Western Illinois, the South Dakota State men’s basketball team is headed to Vermillion Jan. 24 to face their toughest test of this Summit League season. The Jacks (16-5, 5-0) will face the South Dakota Coyotes in a battle of the top two teams in...

First place in Summit League, state bragging rights at stake

First place in Summit League, state bragging rights at stake

Carson Herbert

January 24, 2018


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The stage is set for Jan. 25, as the South Dakota State women’s basketball team will host the South Dakota Coyotes in the first of two matchups between the rivals. The Jacks and Coyotes will be playing for sole possession of first place in the Summit League, with each team entering the game without...

Jacks wrestling continues dominance in Big 12 duals

Jacks wrestling continues dominance in Big 12 duals

Trenton Abrego

January 24, 2018


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South Dakota State has continued it’s tear through the 2017-18 season into the Big 12 Schedule and pushed it’s win streak to nine with it’s latest victory against the Northern Iowa Panthers. The No. 11 Jacks (9-2, 4-0) had two home dual matches this last week, and the matches were very different...

Wrestling extends win streak to 7, next two duals in Frost Arena

Wrestling extends win streak to 7, next two duals in Frost Arena

Trenton Abrego

January 17, 2018


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Seven straight wins for the South Dakota State wrestling team has head coach Chris Bono and the Jacks heading into the heart of their Big 12 schedule with a full head of steam. It was another successful week for the Jacks. They had two duals and outscored their opponents by a 63-16 margin. “Going...

Jacks continue hot start in Summit League play

Jacks continue hot start in Summit League play

Andrew Holtan

January 17, 2018


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After two wins at home last week, the South Dakota State men’s basketball team’s record improved to 16-5 overall and 4-0 in the Summit League. The Jacks defeated Oral Roberts 78-75 on Thursday and Denver 94-72 on Saturday. SDSU will have the week off before heading to Macomb, Illinois Jan. 20,...

Jenkins has potential to become next SDSU basketball star, NBA draft pick

Jenkins has potential to become next SDSU basketball star, NBA draft pick

Andrew Holtan

January 17, 2018


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One of the pleasant surprises for the South Dakota State men’s basketball team has been freshman guard David Jenkins Jr. In his first season, Jenkins is averaging 15.3 points per game, which is second on the team. He is shooting 45 percent from three and is tied with junior forward Mike Daum for...

Jacks gain sole possession of first place in Summit League

Jacks gain sole possession of first place in Summit League

Trenton Abrego

January 11, 2018


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The South Dakota State men’s basketball team now sits alone atop the Summit League, and the only team unbeaten in conference play with a 78-75 win over Oral Roberts. The Jacks (14-5, 3-0) were led by junior forward Mike Daum who had a double-double with 27 points and 12 rebounds. Daum played a ...

Women’s basketball begins conference play 2-0

Women’s basketball begins conference play 2-0

Carson Herbert

January 11, 2018


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After a challenging non-conference schedule featuring games against Louisville, Oklahoma and North Carolina State, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team is 12-4 and won their first two Summit League games of the season. The Jacks beat both Omaha and North Dakota State last week at Frost Arena ...

Wrestling stays hot over winter break

Wrestling stays hot over winter break

Trenton Abrego

January 11, 2018


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Over Winter Break, the No. 15 South Dakota State wrestling team racked up an impressive 30-13 victory over the Oregon State Beavers and wrestled at the Ken Kraft Midlands Championships. Against Oregon State The Jackrabbits struggled a bit at the start of dual against the Beavers, as they dropped two of the f...