The Collegian

Otzelberger, Johnson, Stiegelmeier ink contracts

Otzelberger, Johnson, Stiegelmeier ink contracts

Andrew Holtan, Sports Reporter

January 15, 2019


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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 prepare for Summit League newcomers UND

Jacks prepare for Summit League newcomers UND

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 15, 2019


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Following back-to-back home wins, South Dakota State’s women’s basketball program will have a chance to extend its win streak on the road against the University of North Dakota Friday. SDSU head coach Aaron Johnston wanted better defensive effort from his team moving forward following a double-over...

Offensive rebounds lift Jacks over ORU

Offensive rebounds lift Jacks over ORU

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 12, 2019


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Behind a dominant rebounding effort, South Dakota State’s women’s basketball team overcame poor shooting in a 68-55 win over Oral Roberts Saturday in Frost Arena. Three Jackrabbits grabbed five or more offensive rebounds, paced by six from sophomore Myah Selland. For the game, SDSU held a 21-6 ...

Jacks use early-quarter spurts to down Denver

Jacks use early-quarter spurts to down Denver

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 9, 2019


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On a night where they were honored for becoming the top scorer and 3-point shooter in South Dakota State women’s basketball history, it was only fitting that Macy Miller and Madison Guebert did what they do best. The senior guard duo combined for 30 points, including five 3-point field goals, leadin...

Jacks return home in hopes to rebound from USD loss

Jacks return home in hopes to rebound from USD loss

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 8, 2019


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After playing five consecutive games away from its home court, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team returns to Frost Arena Wednesday night in the first of two Summit League games this week. SDSU closed out its nonconference schedule prior to Christmas with games at Montana State and Wyom...

‘Yotes top Jacks in double overtime

‘Yotes top Jacks in double overtime

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 6, 2019


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VERMILLION, S.D. — It took 40 minutes of regulation and two overtimes, but the South Dakota State women’s basketball team fell 105-98 at rival South Dakota on Sunday afternoon at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. Sunday’s loss marked the fifth consecutive time the Jackrabbits have fell to th...

Jackrabbits wrap up nonconference schedule in Wyoming

Jackrabbits wrap up nonconference schedule in Wyoming

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

December 19, 2018


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After going 2-1 over a three-game stretch that included two ranked opponents, the South Dakota State women's basketball team heads west for a game that will conclude the Jacks’ nonconference slate for 2018-19. Conference play for the Jackrabbits starts Dec. 28. On Tuesday, Dec. 18, SDSU trave...

Oregon avoids upset, slips by Jackrabbits

Oregon avoids upset, slips by Jackrabbits

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

December 12, 2018


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South Dakota State women’s team competed for 40 minutes but fell 87-79 to the No. 7 Oregon Ducks Wednesday in Frost Arena. South Dakota State’s women's basketball team just couldn’t keep the momentum going. “I’d say we’re disappointed we didn’t pull it off,” senior guard Macy Mil...

Jacks prepare for three straight home contests

Jacks prepare for three straight home contests

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

December 8, 2018


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After two straight wins over mid-major opponents, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team returns to Brookings for a three-game homestand. Capitalizing on home court advantage over the next three games will be crucial for the Jackrabbits. They will end nonconference play with two road ga...

Jacks grind out a road win in Chattanooga

Jacks grind out a road win in Chattanooga

Landon Dierks

December 5, 2018


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CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — In the first-ever meeting between South Dakota State and the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga women’s basketball programs, it was the Jackrabbits who came away with a 71-54 win. Turnovers could have caused the Jackrabbits problems — they committed 20 in the game, but...

Jacks snap two-game slide, dominate Green Bay

Jacks snap two-game slide, dominate Green Bay

Landon Dierks

November 30, 2018


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Defense is considered to be the strength of the University of Wisconsin–Green Bay’s women’s basketball program, but it was South Dakota State that showed out on defense Thursday night. SDSU dominated from the opening tip en route to a 77-47 win over the No. 4 team in the latest CollegeInsid...

WBB: Jacks hope to snap two-game losing streak

WBB: Jacks hope to snap two-game losing streak

Landon Dierks

November 29, 2018


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After dropping two contests in Las Vegas during the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout, the South Dakota State women's basketball team looks to get back on track. It will have two chances to do so over the next week, as the Jacks host the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay on Thursday, Nov. 29 and ...