The Collegian

SDSU women advance to Summit League Championship

SDSU women advance to Summit League Championship

Trenton Abrego

March 6, 2018

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

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

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...

Women’s offense hits stride before final stretch of season

Women’s offense hits stride before final stretch of season

Carson Herbert

February 7, 2018

After two victories on the road last week, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team will play its last two home games of the season against the Denver Pioneers and Oral Roberts Golden Eagles. Since falling to South Dakota Jan. 25, the Jacks have outscored their opponents 293-167 and have...

Jacks fall to second place in Summit League, ready for two-game road trip

Jacks fall to second place in Summit League, ready for two-game road trip

Carson Herbert

January 31, 2018

After defeating the North Dakota State Bison and Omaha Mavericks earlier season, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team will have a chance to get a season sweep of both teams. The Jacks (17-5, 6-1) are in second place in the Summit League standings. They suffered their first home loss and...

Athlete of the Week: Macy Miller

Athlete of the Week: Macy Miller

Andrew Holtan

January 24, 2018

The South Dakota State women’s basketball team improved to 16-4 overall and 5-0 in the Summit League after wins against Dakota Wesleyan and Western Illinois. Macy Miller led the way for the Jacks in the two wins. She averaged 27 points, 7.5 rebounds, five assists and 2.5 steals in the two games....

Recruiting sets Jacks at top of Summit League

Recruiting sets Jacks at top of Summit League

Carson Herbert

January 24, 2018

Looking at the 2017-18 South Dakota State wom en’s basketball roster, one common thing stands out amongst the 13 players: they were all recruited from within South Dakota or one of its bordering states. Recruiting local talent is nothing new for the Jacks. Past rosters have been loaded with players...

First place in Summit League, state bragging rights at stake

First place in Summit League, state bragging rights at stake

Carson Herbert

January 24, 2018

The stage is set for Jan. 25, as the South Dakota State women’s basketball team will host the South Dakota Coyotes in the first of two matchups between the rivals. The Jacks and Coyotes will be playing for sole possession of first place in the Summit League, with each team entering the game without...