Colleges – South Dakota State

SDSU Men Outlast USD for Summit Title

SDSU Men Outlast USD for Summit Title

BROOKINGS, SD…Four Jackrabbits reached double figures and South Dakota State claimed its first-ever outright Summit League Regular Season Championship Thursday night at Frost Arena in a 76-72 victory over rival South Dakota. Playing in front of 4,138 fans in their regular season home finale, the Jacks (24-6, 12-1 Summit League) locked up the No. 1 seed in next month’s Summit…

Coyotes rally past Jacks for perfect Summit season

Coyotes rally past Jacks for perfect Summit season

VERMILLION, S.D.—The historical season continued tonight as the Coyotes rallied from an 11-point deficit to top South Dakota State 80-75 in front of 4,018 fans inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center on Wednesday. South Dakota (24-5, 14-0 Summit) is the first undefeated Summit League regular season champion since 1994. The Coyotes also earn their third regular season title in the…

Both Coaches Expect an Intense Game Wednesday Night

Both Coaches Expect an Intense Game Wednesday Night

VERMILLION, SD… The USD women try and wrap up a perfect regular season in the Summit League Wednesday night on their home floor. But to do so they will have to beat arch-rival SDSU for a 2nd time. The Coyotes won at Frost Arena 67-61 handing Aaron Johnston’s team it’s only conference defeat. Both AJ and Dawn Plitzuweit expect a…

USD SDSU Women’s Basketball Preview

USD SDSU Women's Basketball Preview

VERMILLION, SD… The USD Women have a chance to go undefeated in the Summit League. But the Jackrabbits of SDSU are standing in their way as the two teams have a re-match Wednesday night in Vermillion. Allison Arens doesn’t think her team played its best, despite winning 67-61 in Brookings.  SDSU coach Aaron Johnston doesn’t think his team played with…

Jackrabbit & Coyote Men Breeze Through Weekend To Set Up Championship Clash

USD & SDSU To Play For Regular Season Summit Title Thursday

VERMILLION & BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  All season long it seems as though the South Dakota and South Dakota State men’s  basketball teams have been on a collision course to meet in the Summit League Tournament Championship game on March 6th. Whether that happens remains to be seen, but they will play for the regular season league title this week. Both the…

Weekend Wins Put Summit Title On Line For USD & SDSU Women

Coyotes Can Claim Outright Title Wednesday

VERMILLION & BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Similar to their men’s counterparts, both the South Dakota and South Dakota State women’s basketball teams will play for the Summit League regular season title this week after each took care of business yesterday. The Jacks locked up at least the #2 seed by winning at 3rd place Western Illinois 70-42, getting 20 points from…

Jackrabbit Women Wallop Western To Clinch Top Two Summit Tournament Seed

SDSU Wins 70-42 Setting Up First Place Showdown At USD Wednesday

MACOMB, Illinois-Already The Summit League’s all-time wins leader, South Dakota State women’s basketball head coach Aaron Johnston won his 150th career Summit League game Saturday afternoon with a 70-42 victory at Western Illinois in front of 1,139 in attendance. The Jackrabbits, 22-15 and 11-1, were led by Madison Guebert’s game-high 20 points. Macy Miller added 16 points, eight rebounds and…

SDSU Men Suffocate Western Illinois To Set Up Championship Showdown With USD

Jacks Win 82-62 & Will Play For Regular Season Summit Crown Thursday Against USD

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Four Jackrabbits reached double figures as South Dakota State rolled to an 82-62 win Saturday on Military Appreciation Day at Frost Arena. Playing in front of 2,873 fans, SDSU (23-6, 11-1 Summit League) won its sixth consecutive game and maintained its first-place spot in The Summit League standings with two games remaining. The Jackrabbits shot 44.4 percent…

USD’s Pederson Wins Diving Title On Final Day Of Summit Swimming & Diving Championships

Denver Sweeps Team Titles

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  For the second straight day a USD diver was the local star of the Summit League Swimming & Diving Championships at the Midco Aquatics Center. Haley Pederson scored a 48.75 on her final attempt in the three meter dive championships to edge teammate Sarah Schank for the title on the final day of the Summit League…

SDSU over NDSU for 14th Straight Win

SDSU over NDSU for 14th Straight Win

BROOKINGS, SD…Led by technical fall victories from two-time NCAA qualifiers David Kocer and Seth Gross, the South Dakota State wrestling team closed out the dual season with a 22-12 victory over rival North Dakota State before 2,324 fans Friday night at Frost Arena. In retaining the Border Bell traveling trophy, the 12th-ranked Jackrabbits ran their dual winning streak to 14…

USD’s Isaac Morris Wins Again at Summit Championships

USD's Isaac Morris Wins Again at Summit Championships

(USD Recap) SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —South Dakota is bringing home one gold medal, three third-place finishes and five broken records Friday after day three of the Summit League Championships at the Midco® Aquatic Center. South Dakota’s top performers: Isaac Morris claimed his second championship title on the diving board by winning the one-meter dive with a score of 316.50. Both…

Denver Dominates in Day 2 of Summit Championships

Denver Dominates in Day 2 of Summit Championships

Summit League Swimming and Diving Championships (SDSU Recap) SIOUX FALLS – The South Dakota State swimming and diving team is in third on both the men’s and women’s sides after day two of The Summit League Championship. “It was an exciting evening for us to be able to come back and be better than we were in the morning, ”…

Summit Championships in SF Could Have Big Benefits

Summit Championships in SF Could Have Big Benefits

SIOUX FALLS, SD…Fifty minutes is a far better commute than 14 hours. The USD and SDSU swimming and diving teams are thankful they’re only driving I-29 for this year’s Summit League Conference Championships. Jason Mahowald-USD Swim/Dive Coach: “The travel here was amazing. There were no flights, no layovers, no delays, but more importantly to have another primer event in Sioux…

Streaking Jacks to host NDSU in Home Finale

Streaking Jacks to host NDSU in Home Finale

BROOKINGS, SD…The South Dakota State University wrestling team will close out the 2017-18 dual season Friday night, hosting rival North Dakota State in Big 12 Conference action. Start time for the annual Border Bell match is set for 7 p.m. at Frost Arena, with the first 500 fans receiving a Border Bell T-shirt. The Jackrabbit senior class will be honored…

Day One Recap of Summit Swim-Dive Championships

Day One Recap of Summit Swim-Dive Championships

(USD Recap) SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —Isaac Morris made a splash from the diving board for South Dakota on day one of the Summit League Championships Wednesday at the Midco® Aquatic Center. He captured the first Summit League championship title of his career in the three-meter dive.  South Dakota’s Top Performers: Morris advanced to the finals with a score of 347.35…

Coaches Excited About Summit Swim/Dive Championships

Coaches Excited About Summit Swim/Dive Championships

SIOUX FALLS, SD…The Summit League Swimming and Diving Championship are being held in Sioux Falls for the first time at the Midco Aquatic Center. Denver comes in as the favorite to win again, but it’s a great chance for USD and SDSU to showcase their talents according to head coaches Jason Mahowald-USD and Doug Humphrey-SDSU. The championships got underway Wednesday…

State of Wrestling Very High at SDSU

State of Wrestling Very High at SDSU

BROOKINGS, SD… The state of wrestling at SDSU couldn’t be much better as the Jackrabbits take a 13 match winning streak into Friday’s contest with arch rival NDSU. Sunday’s win over West Virginia on the road kept the win streak going for Chris Bono’s team that has managed to stay very healthy for the most part and the wrestlers have…

Guebert Twins Making Parents Proud

Guebert Twins Making Parents Proud

Madison and Drew Guebert are twins. Really. “He’s about 6’8” and I’m about 5’7” and a half. So we don’t look much alike. Yeah, very different for sure.” Madison Says. Though they physically don’t look part, their bond on the basketball court. “I mean we just go out there and rebound for each other and just talk about life. I…