Colleges – South Dakota State

Jackrabbits Excited For Shot At Defending National Champions

SDSU Heads To FCS Semifinals

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The South Dakota State football team is two wins away from a national championship after their impressive performance on Saturday in the FCS Quarterfinals.  The Jackrabbits throttled New Hampshire from start to finish last Saturday, winning their first ever quarterfinal game 56-14. SDSU now heads to the FCS Semifinals against defending national champion James Madison, a team…

SDSU’s Jake Wieneke To Receive Doris Robinson Award

Honored For Work In Classroom & Community

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State University wide receiver Jake Wieneke added to his growing list of awards Monday by being named the 2017 recipient of the STATS FCS Doris Robinson Scholar-Athlete Award. In its third year and named after the wife of legendary Grambling State coach Eddie Robinson, the award is presented to an FCS student-athlete who excels not…

Loss Of Goedert Didn’t Stop SDSU Offense Against New Hampshire

Jacks Score 49 On Offense Despite Losing All-American Tight End

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Perhaps the most impressive thing about South Dakota State’s FCS Quarterfinal win over New Hampshire was the fact their offense was so good despite missing the services of All-American tight end Dallas Goedert. On the first play of the game Goedert hauled in a 19 yard pass but aggravated an ankle injury when he was tackled.  Though…

SDSU Women Bowl Over Bowling Green

Jacks End Homestand With

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Junior Macy Miller scored a game-high 22 points and snared a game-high nine rebounds to lead the South Dakota State women’s basketball team to a 76-44 nonconference win Saturday night before 1,771 fans at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits, who improved to 8-2, also got 11 points from junior Madison Guebert. All 10 Jackrabbits scored in the contest…

FCS QUARTERFINALS: SDSU Slams New Hampshire To Reach Semifinals For First Time

Jacks Beat UNH 56-14 To Set Up Semifinal Date At James Madison

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Wide receiver Jake Wieneke caught two touchdown passes and ran for another for a South Dakota State team that cruised into to the Football Championship Subdivision semifinals for the first time in program history with a 56-14 victory over New Hampshire Saturday afternoon at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. The fifth-seeded Jackrabbits improved to 11-2 overall in winning…

South Dakota State Men Rout Concordia

Six In Double Figures To Lead Jacks To 103-67 Win

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Six Jackrabbits scored in double figures as South Dakota State cruised to a 103-67 win over Concordia (Neb.) Friday night at Frost Arena Playing in front of 2,105 fans at home, SDSU (8-4) snapped a two-game skid with the dominant victory, shooting 54.4 percent as a team with a 17-for-30 effort beyond the arc. The Jackrabbits have…

Jackrabbits Ready To “Weather” Conditions In FCS Quarterfinals

SDSU Hosts New Hampshire Tomorrow At 2 PM

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Tomorrow’s FCS Quarterfinal game with New Hampshire is the latest a South Dakota State football team has ever played. And as the only Division One team in the Dakotas playing outdoors, that means the elements will play a role. That could hurt the high octane Jackrabbit offense.  State has had near perfect conditions for most of the…

SDSU Prepare For Physical New Hampshire In FCS Quarterfinals

State Hosting Second Straight Playoff Game

BROOKINGS, S.D.  — In the first 126 years of South Dakota State football, the Jackrabbits played just one home playoff game. On Saturday the Rabbits will play their third playoff game in two year old Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium, which gives you an idea of why their national championship dreams seem closer to reality. “We can almost taste it. We’re getting…

SDSU Women Learn From Louisville & Build Resume With Oklahoma

Jacks Now 7-2

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The SDSU women’s basketball team has good reason to believe they’ll be in the NCAA Tournament come March after another resume building win over Big 12 power Oklahoma. Three days after losing by four to fourth ranked Louisville, SDSU held on to beat the Sooners 67-61 at Frost Arena last night to improve to 7-2.  It’s another win…

Mike Daum Is Summit League Male Athlete Of The Month

Averaged 20 Points & Eight Rebounds Per Game In November

ELMHURST, Ill. — South Dakota State’s Mike Daum was selected as the Summit League’s November Male Athlete of the Month, announced Dec. 7 by the conference office. Daum helped the Jacks to a 7-2 record through the opening part of the season and averaged a near-double-double, posting 20.1 points and 8.2 rebounds per game while hitting 22 3-pointers. The Kimball,…

Jackrabbit women beat Oklahoma at Frost Arena

Jackrabbit women beat Oklahoma at Frost Arena

BROOKINGS, SD…The South Dakota State women’s basketball team made its last six free throws as the Jackrabbits held off Oklahoma 67-61 Wednesday night in front of 2,068 fans at Frost Arena. State, which made 12 of 14 free throws in the fourth quarter, finished the game with a season-high 20 made free throws. The 7-2 Jackrabbits were led in scoring…

Jacks come up just short in upset bid at Wichita State

Jacks come up just short in upset bid at Wichita State

WICHITA, Kan. — South Dakota State men’s basketball battled and put No. 6 Wichita State on the ropes Tuesday, but ultimately fell, 95-85, at Charles Koch Arena. The Jackrabbits (7-4) shot 50 percent in the game and nailed 14 3-pointers while the Shockers finished 35-for-64 (54.7 percent) from the field with 10 from long range. Neither team was automatic from…

Wieneke in New York for Campbell Trophy Awards Banquet

Wieneke in New York for Campbell Trophy Awards Banquet

NEW YORK – South Dakota State University wide receiver Jake Wieneke will be in the Big Apple over the next two days to take part in the 60th National Football Foundation Annual Awards Dinner and related festvities. A senior from Maple Grove, Minnesota, Wieneke has been selected as one of 13 finalists for the Campbell Trophy, which is presented by…

Jacks head to Wichita State for another big test

Jacks head to Wichita State for another big test

The SDSU Men’s Basketball team continues a rugged road schedule Tuesday night in Wichita against the 6th-ranked Shockers. TJ Otzelberger’s team has already been to Kansas and Ole Miss where they beat the Rebels 99-97 in OT and he knows it will be a big test…his team will have to be at it’s best against Gregg Marshall’s very talented squad.

Jackrabbits Come Up Short Against #4 Louisville 68-64

Jackrabbits Come Up Short Against #4 Louisville 68-64

BROOKINGS, S.D. — The South Dakota State women’s basketball team had No. 4/5 Louisville on the ropes Sunday afternoon at Frost Arena but the Cardinals outscored the Jackrabbits 22-18 in the fourth quarter to record a 68-64 nonconference win in front of a season-high 2,506 fans. The Jackrabbits, now 6-2, were led by freshman Myah Selland and junior Macy Miller,…

SOUND: SDSU’s Goedert Had Revenge Mentality For UNI

SOUND: SDSU's Goedert Had Revenge Mentality For UNI

BROOKINGS, S.D. —  On a record-setting day by South Dakota State quarterback Taryn Christion, the Jackrabbits scored on all five of their offensive possessions in the first half and went on to defeat Northern Iowa, 37-22, in second-round action of the Football Championship Playoffs Saturday afternoon at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. With their sixth consecutive victory, the fifth-seeded Jackrabbits improved…

SDSU Men Struggle Against Missouri St. in 73-53 Loss

SDSU Men Struggle Against Missouri St. in 73-53 Loss

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — South Dakota State men’s basketball saw its four-game winning streak snapped Saturday at the Sanford Pentagon, dropping a 73-53 contest against Missouri State. SDSU (7-3) was held to a season-low three 3-pointers, and though they kept MSU (7-2) from hitting from beyond the arc in the second half, the Bears had nine 3-pointers in the first. The…

FCS Playoffs: SDSU Avenges Hobo Day Loss with 37-22 Win Over UNI

FCS Playoffs: SDSU Avenges Hobo Day Loss with 37-22 Win Over UNI

BROOKINGS, S.D. —  On a record-setting day by South Dakota State quarterback Taryn Christion, the Jackrabbits scored on all five of their offensive possessions in the first half and went on to defeat Northern Iowa, 37-22, in second-round action of the Football Championship Playoffs Saturday afternoon at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. With their sixth consecutive victory, the fifth-seeded Jackrabbits improved…

Jacks Eager To Return To Pentagon For Battle With Missouri State

SDSU Men Face MVC Favorite Tomorrow At 7:00 PM

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Jackrabbit men’s basketball teams returns to the Sanford Pentagon against a fellow mid-major power. SDSU faces Missouri State at the Pentagon tomorrow at 7.  The Bears are 6-2, which included a home loss to SDSU rival North Dakota State.  The Jacks are coming in at 7-2 after a win at Ole Miss on Tuesday, and look…