The Collegian

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 ...

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 ...