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Officials break ground on the First Bank & Trust Arena project, June 2, 2022.

Groundbreaking ceremony marks transition to new arena

Brina Sturm and Mara Wheaton June 2, 2022

Today at 4 p.m., a new era for Jackrabbit athletics was marked by the groundbreaking ceremony of First Bank & Trust Arena, taking the place of what is currently Frost Arena. The project was first...

Matthew Mors transfers to SDSU after his freshman year at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Big time transfers head to Brookings

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) April 12, 2022

South Dakota State’s men’s and women’s basketball programs each got a shot in the arm last week, thanks to the transfer portal. Yankton native Matthew Mors, one of the most highly decorated high...

What’s next for Wilson?

What’s next for Wilson?

Hunter Smidt, Sports Reporter April 5, 2022

South Dakota State basketball star Douglas Wilson ended his Jackrabbit career last month as the team fell to Providence in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. But that doesn’t necessarily mean...

SDSU guard Matt Mims looks to pass the ball on North Dakota State’s Jarius Cook in the Summit League Championship Game at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls. After winning the Summit League Tournament title and putting up historic number along the way, SDSU’s season came to an end against Providence in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

Jackrabbit men’s basketball season by the numbers

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) March 22, 2022

The South Dakota State men’s basketball team saw its season end Thursday in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. After a historic season that saw them win the Summit League tournament title, break...

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits are making their sixth NCAA Tournament appearance. Theyll take their 21-game winning streak to Buffalo against Providence in the first round Thursday.

Men draw Providence in NCAA Tournament

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) March 13, 2022

The South Dakota State men's basketball team is set to face the Providence Friars in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. The Jackrabbits earned an automatic bid into the tournament after winning...

Mens basketball won the Summit League Championship Tuesday night and are now headed to the NCAA tournament.

Jacks overpower Bison in championship

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor March 9, 2022

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits (30-4, 18-0) are headed back to the NCAA Tournament after defeating the North Dakota State Bison (23-10, 13-5) 75-69 in the championship game of the Summit League Tournament.  The...

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Summit League Tournament Day 3 Recap

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor March 8, 2022

Day 3 of the Summit League Tournament proved to be an electric one. Both South Dakota State schools advanced to their respective championship games on Tuesday. Here's a look at what happened in each matchup...

SDSUs Zeke Mayo drives against USDs Damani Hayes in their 83-60 win at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls Monday night. Mayo had an 13 points in the victory.

SDSU blows out rival USD, advances to championship game

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor March 7, 2022

SIOUX FALLS – The South Dakota State Jackrabbits are heading back to the championship game of the Summit League Tournament for the first time since winning it back in 2018. SDSU beat rival USD 83-60...

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Summit League Tournament Day 2 Recap

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor March 6, 2022

Although there were no SDSU games played Sunday by either the men’s or women’s teams, there was still plenty of fun Summit League matchups throughout the day, wrapping up the quarterfinal round. Here’s...

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Summit League Tournament Day 1 Recap

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor March 5, 2022

The 40th Summit League Tournament kicked off Saturday and there were plenty of eventful moments. Here is a little bit about each game that was played today. WOMEN’S Quarterfinal #1 No. 1 South...

Baylor Scheierman with the ball against Omaha in Sioux Falls at the Summit League Tournament. He finished with 20 points in the Jacks eight-point win.

Jackrabbit men hold off Omaha

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor March 5, 2022

SIOUX FALLS – After a tighter first half than the team would have wanted, the Jackrabbit men’s basketball team (28-4, 18-0) pulled away in the second to beat Omaha 87-79 in the quarterfinal round of...

Baylor Scheierman was named the Summit League Player of the Year Thursday. Scheierman was third in league play in points, averaging 18.2 per game. He led the team in rebounding and assists as well.

Summit League honors announced

Cooper Kanthak, Sports Reporter March 4, 2022

The Summit League announced its regular season awards Thursday and both the SDSU men’s and women’s basketball teams received high honors. Men’s Basketball: The men’s basketball team had five...

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