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Jacks hit the road for two conference tests

Jacks hit the road for two conference tests

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 29, 2019


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Coming off two blowout wins at Frost Arena last week, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team will play two games in three days on the road to start the second half of Summit League play. Last week featured, statistically, two of the most dominant performances of the season for SDSU. An 86-33...

Huge third quarter boosts Jacks over Omaha

Huge third quarter boosts Jacks over Omaha

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 26, 2019


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Behind a near-perfect third quarter, South Dakota State’s women’s basketball program downed the University of Nebraska Omaha 81-47 in the first game of Saturday’s Pork Classic doubleheader at Frost Arena. On paper, Saturday’s matchup featured two teams in the middle of vastly different seasons. ...

Jacks throttle Bison

Jacks throttle Bison

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 24, 2019


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This one was never really in doubt. Behind exceptional team defense and efficient offense, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team dominated in an 86-33 beatdown of North Dakota State on Wednesday night at Frost Arena. NDSU (6-13, 3-4) came into Wednesday night’s contest without a win on the Jackrab...

Jacks set to host NDSU, Omaha

Jacks set to host NDSU, Omaha

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 23, 2019


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Following a 66-48 road win over North Dakota last week, South Dakota State’s women’s basketball team will play back-to-back games at Frost Arena this week. Since a loss to rival South Dakota on Jan. 6, the Jackrabbits (13-6, 5-1) have won three straight Summit League contests by at least 13 poi...

Jacks power past UND

Jacks power past UND

Landon Dierks, Sports Reporter

January 18, 2019


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GRAND FORKS, N.D. — A fast start and exceptional defense helped boost the South Dakota State women’s basketball team to a 66-48 road win over the University of North Dakota on Friday night. Sophomore Tylee Irwin scored all nine of her points in the opening 10 minutes, helping the Jacks build ...

Otzelberger, Johnston, Stiegelmeier ink contracts

Otzelberger, Johnston, 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 9, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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


Filed under Showcase, Sports

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...