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Jacks defend their court against the Fighting Hawks

Jacks defend their court against the Fighting Hawks

Tori Berndt, Sports Reporter

February 9, 2019

Despite shooting 12 percent from behind the arc, South Dakota State managed to run away from the Fighting Hawks with an 80-55 victory. “I thought it was obviously a tough first half for us shooting the basketball in the first half 0-15 from the 3-point line,” head coach T.J. Otzelberger said. ...

Jacks Return Home to Face North Dakota

Jacks Return Home to Face North Dakota

Colton Prince, Sports Reporter

February 9, 2019

The Jackrabbits (19-6, 10-1) return home this weekend for a one-game homestand against the Fighting Hawks of North Dakota (9-14, 3-7). Since their last meeting, the Jackrabbits have continued their winning ways defeating the likes of North Dakota State, Omaha, Oral Roberts, and Denver. North Dakota h...

Jacks hop over Golden Eagles

Jacks hop over Golden Eagles

Tori Berndt, Sports Reporter

February 1, 2019

A road trip can’t put out South Dakota State’s fire. Although the Jacks got off to a slow start, they got the victory 86-80. Tevin King, Skyler Flatten, and David Jenkins brought the momentum for the Jacks in the first half. Mike Daum pushed through a slow start of the game with only two ...

MBB set for a road trip against Oral Roberts, Denver

MBB set for a road trip against Oral Roberts, Denver

Colton Prince, Sports Reporter

January 29, 2019

A six-game winning streak for the South Dakota State Jackrabbits men's basketball team will be on the line as the team travels to Oral Roberts and Denver. Halfway through Summit League play, the Jackrabbits find themselves atop of the conference after a big win against the University of Omaha Mave...

Jacks topple Mavericks in Summit League showdown

Jacks topple Mavericks in Summit League showdown

Trenton Abrego, Sports Editor

January 26, 2019

There’s a new top dog in the Summit League. South Dakota State proved to be worthy of the top spot in the conference after an 83-73 win over the Omaha Mavericks. “We knew this was a big game, we knew that we were tied for the one seed and we knew that if we came in here and grabbed a win, w...

Defense leads Jackrabbits past Bison

Defense leads Jackrabbits past Bison

Colton Prince, Sports Reporter

January 25, 2019

Defensive efficiency was the name of the game Thursday night when South Dakota State defeated longtime rivals North Dakota State 87-69. On the defensive side, SDSU forced 18 Bison turnovers and out-rebounded NDSU 35 to 32. SDSU also stayed active along the 3-point line as they were able to hold...

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

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, Johnston, Stiegelmeier ink contracts

Otzelberger, Johnston, Stiegelmeier ink contracts

Andrew Holtan, Sports Reporter

January 15, 2019

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

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

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 9, 2019

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

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...