The Collegian

Severyn lifts Jacks over Coyotes, win Summit League regular season title

Severyn lifts Jacks over Coyotes, win Summit League regular season title

Andrew Holtan

February 23, 2018

Senior guard Lane Severyn made his second start this season in his last game at Frost Arena and willed the South Dakota State Jackrabbits to a 76-72 win over the South Dakota Coyotes. With the win, the Jacks won the Summit League regular season championship and secured the No. 1 seed at the Summit L...

Lockdown defense puts Jacks at top of Summit League

Lockdown defense puts Jacks at top of Summit League

Andrew Holtan

February 14, 2018

Defense propelled the South Dakota State men’s basketball team to a five-game winning streak after South Dakota defeated SDSU Jan. 24 87-68 and handed the Jacks their first loss in Summit League play. Since the Jacks (22-6,10-1) have allowed 70.5 points per game, which is four points lower than...

‘Dauminating’ on, off court: basketball star talks legacy

‘Dauminating’ on, off court: basketball star talks legacy

Andrew Holtan

February 14, 2018

Junior forward Mike Daum is a well-known figure at South Dakota State. He will likely go down as the best player in SDSU history and is one of the top college basketball players in the country. I sat down with Daum and discussed what life was like before he became a star at SDSU, how he’s dealt...

Jacks hit road, Daum continues to shine

Jacks hit road, Daum continues to shine

Andrew Holtan

February 7, 2018

With only five games left in the regular season, the South Dakota State men’s basketball team is at the top of the Summit League standings. The Jacks are now 20-6 overall and 8-1 in the Summit League, after home wins over Omaha and North Dakota State last week. SDSU will be on the road for the next...

Jacks run past Omaha, ready for NDSU rematch

Jacks run past Omaha, ready for NDSU rematch

Trenton Abrego

January 31, 2018

Junior forward Mike Daum and the South Dakota State men’s basketball team swept the season series against the Omaha Mavericks Tuesday at Frost Arena. The Jacks clenched the victory. SDSU outplayed the Mavericks from the opening tip, leading the entire game and finishing 80-60. Coming into the game,...

Jacks at top of Summit League with Flatten’s excellent three point shooting

Jacks at top of Summit League with Flatten’s excellent three point shooting

Andrew Holtan

January 24, 2018

The South Dakota State men’s basketball team is at the top of the Summit League with a record of 5-0. One of the main reasons it’s having so much success is because Skyler Flatten is having his best season in a Jackrabbit uniform. The redshirt senior from Clark, South Dakota is shooting 49.2 percent...

South Dakota Showdown: Top two teams in Summit League face off

South Dakota Showdown: Top two teams in Summit League face off

Andrew Holtan

January 24, 2018

After an impressive 98-70 win on the road against Western Illinois, the South Dakota State men’s basketball team is headed to Vermillion Jan. 24 to face their toughest test of this Summit League season. The Jacks (16-5, 5-0) will face the South Dakota Coyotes in a battle of the top two teams in...

Jacks continue hot start in Summit League play

Jacks continue hot start in Summit League play

Andrew Holtan

January 17, 2018

After two wins at home last week, the South Dakota State men’s basketball team’s record improved to 16-5 overall and 4-0 in the Summit League. The Jacks defeated Oral Roberts 78-75 on Thursday and Denver 94-72 on Saturday. SDSU will have the week off before heading to Macomb, Illinois Jan. 20,...

Jenkins has potential to become next SDSU basketball star, NBA draft pick

Jenkins has potential to become next SDSU basketball star, NBA draft pick

Andrew Holtan

January 17, 2018

One of the pleasant surprises for the South Dakota State men’s basketball team has been freshman guard David Jenkins Jr. In his first season, Jenkins is averaging 15.3 points per game, which is second on the team. He is shooting 45 percent from three and is tied with junior forward Mike Daum for...

Jacks gain sole possession of first place in Summit League

Jacks gain sole possession of first place in Summit League

Trenton Abrego

January 11, 2018

The South Dakota State men’s basketball team now sits alone atop the Summit League, and the only team unbeaten in conference play with a 78-75 win over Oral Roberts. The Jacks (14-5, 3-0) were led by junior forward Mike Daum who had a double-double with 27 points and 12 rebounds. Daum played a ...