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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...

Paiton Burkhard fights for the ball with Kyah Watson in the Summit League Tournament championship game Tuesday afternoon at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. Burckhard had 15 points in the Jacks loss.

Jacks fall in championship game

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor March 8, 2022

SIOUX FALLS – The South Dakota State women’s basketball (23-9, 17-1) team suffered a heartbreaking loss to South Dakota (27-5, 17-1) in the championship game of the Summit League Tournament. The Coyotes...

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Summit League Tournament Day 3 Recap

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor March 8, 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...

SDSUs Zeke Mayo drives against USDs Damani Hayes in their 83-60 win at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls Monday night. Mayo had an 13 points in the victory.

SDSU blows out rival USD, advances to championship game

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor March 7, 2022

SIOUX FALLS – The South Dakota State Jackrabbits are heading back to the championship game of the Summit League Tournament for the first time since winning it back in 2018. SDSU beat rival USD 83-60...

Haleigh Timmer fights for the ball in South Dakota States semifinal win over Oral Roberts in the Summit League Tournament Monday. Timmer played well off the bench, scoring 12 points and chipped in two steals.

All around effort propels Jackrabbit women past Oral Roberts

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor March 7, 2022

SIOUX FALLS – The semifinal round of the Summit League Tournament kicked off Saturday afternoon with a victory for the South Dakota State women’s basketball team over Oral Roberts 72-53. The Jackrabbits...

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Summit League Tournament Day 2 Recap

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor March 6, 2022

Although there were no SDSU games played Sunday by either the men’s or women’s teams, there was still plenty of fun Summit League matchups throughout the day, wrapping up the quarterfinal round. Here’s...

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Summit League Tournament Day 1 Recap

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor March 5, 2022

The 40th Summit League Tournament kicked off Saturday and there were plenty of eventful moments. Here is a little bit about each game that was played today. WOMEN’S Quarterfinal #1 No. 1 South...

Baylor Scheierman with the ball against Omaha in Sioux Falls at the Summit League Tournament. He finished with 20 points in the Jacks eight-point win.

Jackrabbit men hold off Omaha

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor March 5, 2022

SIOUX FALLS – After a tighter first half than the team would have wanted, the Jackrabbit men’s basketball team (28-4, 18-0) pulled away in the second to beat Omaha 87-79 in the quarterfinal round of...

Myah Selland goes up for a shot Saturday afternoon in SDSUs quarterfinal win over Denver at the Denny 
Sanford PREMIER Center. Selland finished with a game-high 26 points in the win.

Women move on to semifinals

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor March 5, 2022

SIOUX FALLS – The South Dakota State Jackrabbits (22-8, 17-1) advanced to the semifinal round of the Summit League Tournament Saturday afternoon after its 86-59 win over Denver (10-20, 5-13) in the quarterfinal...

Baylor Scheierman was named the Summit League Player of the Year Thursday. Scheierman was third in league play in points, averaging 18.2 per game. He led the team in rebounding and assists as well.

Summit League honors announced

Cooper Kanthak, Sports Reporter March 4, 2022

The Summit League announced its regular season awards Thursday and both the SDSU men’s and women’s basketball teams received high honors. Men’s Basketball: The men’s basketball team had five...

South Dakota States Charlie Easley drives on a St. Thomas defender in a Summit League game.

PERFECT SEASON

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor March 1, 2022

After South Dakota State’s men’s basketball team became the first in Summit League history to go undefeated in conference play, they now set their sights on the conference tournament in Sioux Falls...

Defensive specialist Tatum Pickar hits the ball during the USD game Friday.

Jacks lose in semifinal round, ends season

Chloe Risse, Reporter December 1, 2021

The Jackrabbit volleyball finished their season this weekend with the program’s first winning record in nine years, achieving an overall record of 19-12.  Being the first appearance in the Summit...

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