The Collegian

Daum and Jenkins Jr. lead men with impressive season start

Daum and Jenkins Jr. lead men with impressive season start

Andrew Holtan

November 29, 2017

After going 2-1 in the Cayman Islands Classic, the South Dakota State men’s basketball team defeated Mississippi 99-97 in overtime in Oxford, Mississippi Tuesday night. The Jacks gave up a 20-point lead, but were able to hang on in overtime behind Mike Daum’s 26 points and seven rebounds. The ...

Jacks fall flat in Lawrence

Jacks fall flat in Lawrence

Trenton Abrego

November 18, 2017

Lawrence, Kansas – The South Dakota State Jackrabbits couldn’t cover the spread or three-point shots against the No. 4 Kansas Jayhawks as they were routed 98-64. The 21.5-point Las Vegas favorite Jayhawks dismantled the Jacks in every aspect of the game. Kansas connected on 61 percent of their s...

Daum shines on offense, still has work to do on other end

Daum shines on offense, still has work to do on other end

Andrew Holtan

November 18, 2017

One thing was evident in South Dakota State’s 98-64 loss against No. 4 Kansas Friday night. Mike Daum needs to work on his defense if he wants to be a top draft pick. Daum did his thing offensively with 21 points on 7-17 shooting from the field and 3-8 from three. But, at many times, he looked like ...

Men prepare for tough environment

Men prepare for tough environment

Andrew Holtan

November 15, 2017

After a 3-0 start to the season the South Dakota State men’s basketball team will head into one of the toughest environments in college basketball when they play the Kansas Jayhawks Nov. 17 at Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas. “The atmosphere there is as good as any in college basketball,” said head c...

Jacks face familiar foe: open season against UC Irvine

Jacks face familiar foe: open season against UC Irvine

Andrew Holtan

November 8, 2017

The regular season for the South Dakota State men’s basketball team is finally here. The Jacks host the University of California Irvine Anteaters Nov. 10. The Jacks defeated the South Dakota School of Mines and Technology Hardrockers 78-65 in their Nov. 2 exhibition game. They were heavily favored in the ...

Lofty expectations set for Jacks

Lofty expectations set for Jacks

Andrew Holtan

November 1, 2017

With the first game of the 2017-18 season on Thursday, head coach T.J Otzelberger has yet to decide the starting lineup for the South Dakota State men’s basketball team. “We’ve tried a lot of different lineups up to this point,” Otzelberger said. “Everything is still in play, up until we p...

Jackrabbit athletics dedicate time in community, internationally

Jackrabbit athletics dedicate time in community, internationally

Andrew Holtan

September 27, 2017

South Dakota State students and fans know many athletes on campus for what they do in their respective sports. Whether it’s the stats they put up, their win-loss record or the trophies they’ve won — but not many know what they do to help out locally, nationally and around the world. Senior wide...