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Jackrabbit women’s basketball picked to top Summit League

Jackrabbit women’s basketball picked to top Summit League

Landon Dierks

October 31, 2018


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The quest for a ninth Summit League title and a trip to the NCAA tournament begins Tuesday, Nov. 6 for the South Dakota State women’s basketball team. Head coach Aaron Johnston is entering his 19th year leading the Jackrabbit women’s basketball program and has lofty goals for his group this se...

Basketball teams to host third-annual Jackrabbit Tipoff Wednesday

Basketball teams to host third-annual Jackrabbit Tipoff Wednesday

Carson Herbert

October 16, 2018


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Just like that, the South Dakota State men’s and women’s basketball team will be back in Frost Arena. The defending Summit League Basketball Tournament champions are back will host the third-annual Jackrabbit Tipoff starting at 7 p.m. Oct. 17 at Frost Arena. Featured in the night of enterta...

Jacks, Miller highlight Summit League preseason poll

Jacks, Miller highlight Summit League preseason poll

Trenton Abrego

October 3, 2018


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On Wednesday, Oct. 3, the 2018-19 women’s basketball Summit League preseason poll was announced with the South Dakota State Jackrabbits being selected as the top seed. SDSU received 624 points and 24 first-place points, while the University of South Dakota earned nine first-place votes and 557 p...

After NCAA defeat, women enter off-season with determination

After NCAA defeat, women enter off-season with determination

Carson Herbert

March 21, 2018


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The South Dakota State women’s basketball season came to an end March 16 after an 81-74 overtime loss against Villanova in Notre Dame, Indiana. While the team is disappointed in not making it further in the tournament, it has a lot to be proud of looking back on the 2017-18 season. The Jacks finished...

Women earn second highest seed in program history

Women earn second highest seed in program history

Carson Herbert

March 14, 2018


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For the eighth time in 10 years, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team will be playing in the NCAA Tournament. Six days after defeating the South Dakota Coyotes in the Summit League Tournament Championship Game, it was revealed during the Selection Show Monday that the Jackrabbits will...

SDSU women win Summit League Tournament

SDSU women win Summit League Tournament

Trenton Abrego

March 6, 2018


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The third Ma the charm for the Jacks, as they lost the two regular season matchups against their in-state rival.South Dakota State women’s team will be dancing into the NCAA Tournament after they defeated the top-seeded South Dakota Coyotes 65-50 for their eighth Summit League Women’s Basketball Cha...

SDSU women advance to Summit League Championship

SDSU women advance to Summit League Championship

Trenton Abrego

March 6, 2018


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It will be a South Dakota Showdown for the Summit League women’s title. Second-seed South Dakota State Jackrabbits defeated third-seed Western Illinois Leathernecks 81-50. This game was never really in question. SDSU never trailed and jumped out to a 10-2 lead in the first quarter. From there on out,...

Women look for redemption in Sioux Falls

Women look for redemption in Sioux Falls

Carson Herbert

February 28, 2018


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The last time the South Dakota State women’s basketball team played at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center in Sioux Falls, it suffered a heartbreaking 65-61 overtime loss against Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis in the 2017 Summit League Tournament semifinals. It was only the second...

Women face tough test on road as season comes to close

Women face tough test on road as season comes to close

Carson Herbert

February 14, 2018


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The South Dakota State women’s basketball team is undefeated on the road in Summit League play. But the Jacks, who have won five straight games, will face their toughest test on the road this season Feb. 17 against Western Illinois and Feb. 21 against South Dakota. The Jacks improved to 21-5...