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Jacks fall to University at Buffalo

Jacks fall to University at Buffalo

Landon Dierks

November 25, 2018


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LAS VEGAS — Less than 24 hours after giving the fourth-ranked team in the country a scare, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team came up just short again, this time against the University at Buffalo 61-55. SDSU battled back from a deficit that was as big as 12 points to take a 55-54 lead ...

Jacks hang tough, fall to Baylor

Jacks hang tough, fall to Baylor

Landon Dierks

November 24, 2018


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LAS VEGAS – It was a back-and-forth affair between the upset-minded South Dakota State women’s basketball team and No. 4 Baylor — something the teams’ rankings might not have led spectators to expect. In the game, the Jackrabbits gave the Lady Bears all they could handle before falling 72-66 Friday ...

Jacks prepare for South Point Thanksgiving Shootout

Jacks prepare for South Point Thanksgiving Shootout

Landon Dierks

November 23, 2018


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Another challenge in the gauntlet that is the South Dakota State women’s basketball team’s nonconference schedule is almost here. SDSU looks to extend its win streak to five games as it heads into a pair of contests at the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout on Nov. 23-24 in Las Vegas. It wi...

Miller named to ‘Wade Watch’

Miller named to ‘Wade Watch’

Landon Dierks

November 20, 2018


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Senior guard Macy Miller was one of the 35 names that appeared on the initial Wade Trophy watch list.   The Wade Trophy is presented by Women’s Basketball Coaches Association to the best NCAA Division I women’s basketball player. “It’s no surprise that Macy will be looked at on a nat...

Jackrabbits dismantle Creighton, win third straight

Jackrabbits dismantle Creighton, win third straight

Landon Dierks

November 16, 2018


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The South Dakota State women’s basketball team got off to a hot start against Creighton and didn’t look back on its way to a 74-48 win Thursday night in Frost Arena. Not even a 23-point performance from Creighton’s Audrey Faber could stop the Jackrabbits from recording their third consecutiv...

Jacks turn focus to Creighton after challenging first week

Jacks turn focus to Creighton after challenging first week

Landon Dierks

November 14, 2018


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After a challenging three-game stretch to kick off the 2018-19 season, another tough test looms for the South Dakota State women’s basketball team. The Jackrabbits are out to a 2-1 start after contests against a nationally ranked program and two top 10 mid-major teams. They will be back in action 7 ...

SDSU knocks off Central Michigan to cap first week of play

SDSU knocks off Central Michigan to cap first week of play

Landon Dierks

November 12, 2018


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The South Dakota State women’s basketball team recorded its second consecutive victory in a matchup of two top mid-major programs by knocking off Central Michigan on its home floor 80-71. SDSU had to earn a hard-fought, back-and-forth victory over a CMU squad picked to win the Mid-American Conference in ...

Jackrabbits overcome early struggles to defeat Florida Gulf Coast

Jackrabbits overcome early struggles to defeat Florida Gulf Coast

Landon Dierks

November 10, 2018


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A slow start didn’t stop the Jackrabbit women’s basketball team from toppling Florida Gulf Coast 80-62 and avenging last season’s loss to the Eagles on Friday night at Frost Arena. The win over an Eagles squad ranked eighth in the www.CollegeInsider.com mid-major poll was a much-needed one ami...

Strong first half lifts SDSU over Alabama State

Strong first half lifts SDSU over Alabama State

Landon Dierks

November 8, 2018


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The South Dakota State men’s basketball team led for all but 31 seconds Thursday night as it earned a 78-61 win over Alabama State University. In ASU’s visit to Brookings, last season the Jacks rained in 17 three-pointers in a 94-63 victory. It was the inside play, not long range shooting, that...

Jacks down GCU in regular season opener

Jacks down GCU in regular season opener

Landon Dierks

November 7, 2018


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In its first showing of the 2018-19 regular season, the South Dakota State men’s basketball team extended the nation’s longest home winning streak to 21 games after defeating Grand Canyon University 79-74. The Jacks looked poised to put the Antelopes away when they took a 69-56 lead with 5:15...

Jacks struggle in season opener

Jacks struggle in season opener

Trenton Abrego

November 6, 2018


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MARQUETTE, WISC. – Points were few and far between for the South Dakota State women’s basketball team in their season opener. They fell to No. 19 Marquette by a 91-52 score. It was the perfect storm of unfortunate turns for the Jacks. Defensively, Marquette forced over 24 turnovers. The pr...

WBB: Jacks start season ranked in Mid-Major poll

WBB: Jacks start season ranked in Mid-Major poll

Landon Dierks

November 5, 2018


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And so it begins. The start of the 2018-19 regular season schedule is upon the South Dakota State women’s basketball team. The Jackrabbit women have a trio of tough tests to kick off this regular season but are expected to have a strong showing in each contest as they enter the season ranked...