The Collegian

Men head to Grand Forks in search of fourth straight win

Men head to Grand Forks in search of fourth straight win

Colton Prince, Sports Reporter

January 15, 2019


Filed under Sports

After back-to-back home wins against Denver and Oral Roberts, the Jackrabbits take the road to play the newest conference foe, the North Dakota Fighting Hawks. Mike Daum got back on track, after scoring 14 points in two games, Daum exploded for 37 points against Oral Roberts. North Dakota, wh...

Otzelberger, Johnson, Stiegelmeier ink contracts

Otzelberger, Johnson, Stiegelmeier ink contracts

Andrew Holtan, Sports Reporter

January 15, 2019


Filed under Sports

Three South Dakota State head coaches received contract extensions at the end of December. Football coach John Stiegelmeier signed a five-year extension that will keep him at SDSU through the 2023 season. Men’s basketball coach T.J. Otzelberger and women’s basketball coach Aaron Johnston both si...

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


Filed under Sports

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,...

27th Annual Lamb Bonanza to feature lamb pelts

27th Annual Lamb Bonanza to feature lamb pelts

College of Agriculture, Food & Environmental Sciences

January 11, 2019


Filed under News

The 27th Annual Lamb Bonanza will be held Saturday, Jan. 12 in Frost Arena on the campus of South Dakota State University. “The event showcases the South Dakota lamb and wool industry in conjunction with an afternoon of SDSU basketball,” explained Jeff Held, Professor and SDSU Extension Sheep Spec...

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 8, 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


Filed under Sports

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...

Jacks open conference play with blowout win

Jacks open conference play with blowout win

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

December 28, 2018


Filed under Sports

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...

Jacks shatter records in win

Jacks shatter records in win

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Sports

It was an offensive explosion in Frost Arena, where the South Dakota State Jackrabbits set multiple records en route to a 139-72 rout of the Savannah State Tigers. Coming into the game, the school record was 136 points set back in 1990 against Midland Lutheran. In the Division-I era, the school hi...

Jacks stay hot after defeat of Northern Iowa Panthers

Jacks stay hot after defeat of Northern Iowa Panthers

Trenton Abrego

December 2, 2018


Filed under Sports

MINNEAPOLIS – Despite a snowy and cold night, the South Dakota State Jackrabbits managed to stay hot inside the U.S. Bank Stadium, where they defeated the Northern Iowa Panthers 82-50. Mike Daum, the Kimball, Nebraska native, paced the Jackrabbits with 24 points, 11 rebounds and an assist. The 2...

Jacks blow past ‘Roos

Jacks blow past ‘Roos

Trenton Abrego

November 29, 2018


Filed under Sports

They might not have had their second-leading scorer in David Jenkins, Jr., but that didn’t slow down the South Dakota State Jackrabbits, who dismantled the Kansas City ‘Roos 75-62. SDSU (6-2) improved its winning streak in Frost Arena to 24 straight wins, the longest in the country. “We ...

Jackrabbits find footing in Florida

Jackrabbits find footing in Florida

Trenton Abrego

November 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

ESTERO, Fla. – Make it two straight wins and the 2018 Gulf Showcase consolation title for the South Dakota State men’s basketball team who defeated the Colorado State Rams 78-65. The win marked the Jack’s second straight after defeating UTSA, which snapped a two-game skid where the Jacks lo...