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Men struggle on the road

Men struggle on the road

Marshall Minihan, Sports Reporter January 31, 2023

After going 1-2 on the road in their last three games, the South Dakota State men’s basketball team returns to Frost Arena this weekend to face North Dakota and North Dakota State. The Jacks (12-11,...

Jacks win back to back: Team looks ahead to No. 9 Arkansas after 2 straight wins

Jacks win back to back: Team looks ahead to No. 9 Arkansas after 2 straight wins

Evan Patzwald, Co-Sports Editor (He/Him) November 15, 2022

After two exciting games to start the season, SDSU men’s basketball team has a packed week ahead as they head to Arkansas Nov. 16 before returning home to face Stephen F. Austin Nov. 19. On the back...

Guard Zeke Mayo celebrates after winning the Summit League Tournament in a 75-69 win over North Dakota State March 8 at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls. May had 12 points in the win.

Zeke Mayo ready to step up as a leader

Evan Patzwald, Co-Sports Editor November 8, 2022

The Jackrabbit men’s basketball team’s season tipped off Monday, and with some key departures after last season, no one is ready to step into a leadership role more than sophomore Zeke Mayo. Mayo...

MEN’S BASKETBALL SEASON PREVIEW:

MEN’S BASKETBALL SEASON PREVIEW:

Skyler Jackson, Co-Sports Editor (He/Him) November 8, 2022

Despite losing the season opener to Akron Monday, the South Dakota State men’s basketball team looks like a contender for the Summit League title this season. Gone from the team that started last...

Luke Appel was named to the preseason All-Summit League First Team

Women’s basketball picked first, men picked second in preseason poll

Evan Patzwald and Skyler Jackson October 18, 2022

Women’s basketball Last week, the SDSU women’s basketball team was picked to finish first in the Summit League in the preseason poll. This is fresh off the Jacks’ dominant run through the WNIT...

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 7, 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...

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