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Track and Field sweeps UND, hosts meets this weekend

Track and Field sweeps UND, hosts meets this weekend

John Begeman, Sports Reporter

January 15, 2019


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It was a sweep for the South Dakota State Jackrabbits who continued their indoor season winning a dual against the North Dakota Fighting Hawks Saturday, Jan. 12. The men outscored the Fighting Hawks 93-54, while the women narrowly won 76-69. The afternoon was full of first-place finishes and perso...

Jacks prepare for Summit League newcomers UND

Jacks prepare for Summit League newcomers UND

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 15, 2019


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Following back-to-back home wins, South Dakota State’s women’s basketball program will have a chance to extend its win streak on the road against the University of North Dakota Friday. SDSU head coach Aaron Johnston wanted better defensive effort from his team moving forward following a double-over...

Jacks advance in conference play after Oral Roberts win

Jacks advance in conference play after Oral Roberts win

Colton Prince, Sports Reporter

January 12, 2019


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Mike Daum led the charge for the South Dakota State men’s basketball team as he scored 37 points of its 84-65 win over Oral Roberts. Prior to Saturday’s game Daum struggled to score the ball. “We wanted to make a concerted effort to go into Mike and get him scoring the ball around the rim,...

Offensive rebounds lift Jacks over ORU

Offensive rebounds lift Jacks over ORU

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 12, 2019


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Behind a dominant rebounding effort, South Dakota State’s women’s basketball team overcame poor shooting in a 68-55 win over Oral Roberts Saturday in Frost Arena. Three Jackrabbits grabbed five or more offensive rebounds, paced by six from sophomore Myah Selland. For the game, SDSU held a 21-6 ...

Jacks use early-quarter spurts to down Denver

Jacks use early-quarter spurts to down Denver

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 9, 2019


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On a night where they were honored for becoming the top scorer and 3-point shooter in South Dakota State women’s basketball history, it was only fitting that Macy Miller and Madison Guebert did what they do best. The senior guard duo combined for 30 points, including five 3-point field goals, leadin...

Jacks return home in hopes to rebound from USD loss

Jacks return home in hopes to rebound from USD loss

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After playing five consecutive games away from its home court, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team returns to Frost Arena Wednesday night in the first of two Summit League games this week. SDSU closed out its nonconference schedule prior to Christmas with games at Montana State and Wyom...

Daum’s climb to top of all-time scoring list continues into conference play

Daum’s climb to top of all-time scoring list continues into conference play

Colton Prince, Sports Reporter

January 9, 2019


Filed under Sports

Every time Mike Daum hits the court this season, record books are rewritten. After his four point performance against the University of the South Dakota (his lowest scoring total in a Jackrabbit uniform) he now sits at 2,659 total points in his career. Over the first half of this season, Daum has passed ma...

Jackrabbits to open Summit League play in Frost Arena

Jackrabbits to open Summit League play in Frost Arena

Trenton Abrego and John Begeman

January 8, 2019


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Fresh off of a momentous win over rival South Dakota, the South Dakota State Jackrabbits men’s basketball team will be back in Frost Arena for a two game homestretch. In the 79-61 win over the Coyotes, the Jackrabbit zone defense was crucial to stifle the USD offense. “Night in and night out we’re goin...

‘Yotes top Jacks in double overtime

‘Yotes top Jacks in double overtime

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 6, 2019


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VERMILLION, S.D. — It took 40 minutes of regulation and two overtimes, but the South Dakota State women’s basketball team fell 105-98 at rival South Dakota on Sunday afternoon at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. Sunday’s loss marked the fifth consecutive time the Jackrabbits have fell to th...

Jacks open conference play with blowout win

Jacks open conference play with blowout win

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

December 28, 2018


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In its first Summit League conference game of the year, South Dakota State opened with a bang. The Jackrabbits (11-5, 1-0) defeated the Western Illinois Leathernecks (5-9, 0-1) 100-58. It was a group affair for scoring from the Jackrabbits. In total, six players scored double digits. David Jen...

Jacks fall in final nonconference game

Jacks fall in final nonconference game

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

December 22, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Consider the longest home game winning streak in the NCAA dead. South Dakota State fell 85-74 to the Montana Grizzlies in front of 2,540 fans to wrap up the nonconference portion of its schedule.   The game was there for the taking, but down the stretch, the Jackrabbits were unable to capitalize on t...

Jackrabbits wrap up nonconference schedule in Wyoming

Jackrabbits wrap up nonconference schedule in Wyoming

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

After going 2-1 over a three-game stretch that included two ranked opponents, the South Dakota State women's basketball team heads west for a game that will conclude the Jacks’ nonconference slate for 2018-19. Conference play for the Jackrabbits starts Dec. 28. On Tuesday, Dec. 18, SDSU trave...