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Jacks remain perfect: Women’s basketball team remains undefeated

Jacks remain perfect: Women’s basketball team remains undefeated

Skyler Jackson, Co-Sports Editor (He/Him) January 31, 2023

The South Dakota State women’s basketball team’s undefeated conference record is on the line this weekend with two road games ahead against North Dakota and North Dakota State. The Jackrabbits (18-5,...

Jacks remain unbeaten: Jackrabbits 9-0 halfway through Summit League slate

Jacks remain unbeaten: Jackrabbits 9-0 halfway through Summit League slate

Skyler Jackson, Co-Sports Editor January 24, 2023

After two more Summit League wins on the road, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team returns to Frost Arena this weekend for two more games against St. Thomas and Western Illinois. The Jackrabbits...

Myah Selland earns prestigious award

Myah Selland earns prestigious award

Masa Scheierman, Reporter January 24, 2023

What does South Dakota State’s Myah Selland have in common with Peyton Manning, Tim Tebow and Pat Summitt? They’re all winners of the Coach Wooden Citizen Cup. Only six athletes are chosen for this...

Jacks top Mississippi State, prepare for Bahamas tournament

Jacks top Mississippi State, prepare for Bahamas tournament

Skyler Jackson, Co-Sports Editor (He/Him) November 15, 2022

The South Dakota State women’s basketball team improved 2-1 on Monday night. This season, they are hanging on with a 63-62 win against Mississippi State at Frost Arena. After a season-opening loss...

Top-25 matchup goes down to wire

Top-25 matchup goes down to wire

Skyler Jackson, Co-Sports Editor (He/Him) November 8, 2022

The South Dakota State women’s basketball team opened its season Monday night at Frost Arena, and the No. 23 Jackrabbits fell to No. 21 Creighton. After tying the game in the fourth quarter in front...

SDSUs Myah Selland drives the ball in a WNIT game against Drake March 24 at Frost Arena. Selland was selected as the preseason Summit League Player of the Year for the second-straight season.

High expectations this season for women’s basketball

Brayden Byers, Sports Reporter November 1, 2022

There hasn’t been hype surrounding a Summit League basketball team quite like this for some time.  South Dakota State’s women’s team is predicted to be a dominant force. They return four of their...

Luke Appel was named to the preseason All-Summit League First Team

Women’s basketball picked first, men picked second in preseason poll

Evan Patzwald and Skyler Jackson October 18, 2022

Women’s basketball Last week, the SDSU women’s basketball team was picked to finish first in the Summit League in the preseason poll. This is fresh off the Jacks’ dominant run through the WNIT...

Women to face powerhouse S. Carolina

Women to face powerhouse S. Carolina

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor (He/Him) August 23, 2022

SDSU’s women’s basketball team will square off with the defending NCAA national champion South Carolina Gamecocks, Dec. 15 at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls.   “We could not be more excited...

Officials break ground on the First Bank & Trust Arena project, June 2, 2022.

Groundbreaking ceremony marks transition to new arena

Brina Sturm and Mara Wheaton June 2, 2022

Today at 4 p.m., a new era for Jackrabbit athletics was marked by the groundbreaking ceremony of First Bank & Trust Arena, taking the place of what is currently Frost Arena. The project was first...

Matthew Mors transfers to SDSU after his freshman year at University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Big time transfers head to Brookings

Skyler Jackson, Sports Editor (He/Him) April 12, 2022

South Dakota State’s men’s and women’s basketball programs each got a shot in the arm last week, thanks to the transfer portal. Yankton native Matthew Mors, one of the most highly decorated high...

South Dakota State’s Myah Selland (44) celebrates after a play with teammate Haleigh Timmer (13) in the Jacks’ WNIT game against Alabama Mar. 27 at Frost Arena. Both Selland and Timmer were named to the WNIT All-Tournament team. The duo will be back next season.

Jackrabbits look ahead after WNIT success

Evan Patzwald, Assistant Sports Editor April 5, 2022

Not many basketball teams get to end their season with a win. Let alone at home. That is what the South Dakota State University women’s basketball team did Sunday afternoon when they won the WNIT championship...

Haleigh Timmer (13) and Tylee Irwin (21) celebrate after a play in the Jacks wire-to-wire 82-50 victory over Seton Hall in the WNIT championship game.

Jacks win WNIT championship

Cooper Kanthak, Sports Reporter April 3, 2022

The SDSU Jackrabbtits are WNIT Champions. The women's basketball team defeated Seton Hall by a final score of 82-50 Saturday afternoon in front of a second straight sold-out crowd of 5,263 fans at Frost...

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