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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...

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...