Colleges – South Dakota

Mooney’s Big Night Leads Coyotes Past ORU

Mooney's Big Night Leads Coyotes Past ORU

VERMILLION, S.D. – With five players in double-digit scoring and shooting 55.1 percent from the field, the South Dakota men’s basketball team topped Oral Roberts 82-70 Wednesday night inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. Matt Mooney led all scorers with 19 points while Tyler Hagedorn added 14 points and five rebounds as the Coyotes improve to 16-5 overall and 4-1…

Coyote Women Beat Fort Wayne By 42

USD Women Win 85-43

VERMILLION, S.D.–South Dakota freshman guard Chloe Lamb scored a career high 16 points to lead the Coyotes in an 85-43 rout of Fort Wayne on Saturday afternoon inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   South Dakota (13-5, 4-0 Summit) earns its seventh-straight victory on the season and is one of two teams that remain undefeated in Summit League play.  …

Coyote Men Bounce Back For Win In Fort Wayne

USD Regroups From First Summit Loss With 68-58 Win Over Mastodons

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – A double-double from Tyler Hagedorn and four players in double-figure scoring helped the South Dakota men’s basketball team to a 68-58 victory Thursday night at Fort Wayne. The Coyotes have now won three-straight games against Fort Wayne and two-straight inside the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum.   Trey Burch-Manning, Tyler Peterson and Hagedorn all tallied a…

USD Women Down Mount Marty

USD Women Down Mount Marty

VERMILLION, S.D.–Eleven Coyotes scored as South Dakota topped Mount Marty 87-25 on Wednesday night inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. South Dakota (12-5, 3-0 Summit) captured its 12th-straight game against Mount Marty (10-9, 1-9 GPAC) and leads the all-time series 33-9. The game served as an exhibition for the Lancers. “I thought our energy and attention to detail after the…

Coyotes Lose Hurst To Injury & Game To Bison

Senior Guard's Absence Costly In Loss To NDSU

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  The Coyote men fell from the ranks of Summit unbeatens yesterday, falling at home to North Dakota State 84-79. It’s a stunning loss especially when you consider that defensive minded NDSU had been just 1-6 when they gave up 70 or more points.  The biggest culprit was giving up 35 points to Cameron Hunter, who came in…

Bison Stun Coyote Men

USD Suffers Second Ever Loss In SCSC (Both To NDSU) 84-79

VERMILLION, S.D. – For just the second time in two seasons, the South Dakota men’s basketball team suffered defeat on its home floor in an 84-79 setback to North Dakota State Saturday afternoon inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   Both losses inside the building have been to the Bison, who improve to 9-7 overall and 1-1 in Summit League…

Epic Beard Gets Jerry Rice’s Respect But Doesn’t Get Chris Streveler Walter Payton Award

USD Quarterback Finishes Runner Up, SDSU's Wieneke Gets Doris Robinson Scholar Athlete Award

FRISCO, TX  —  Chris Streveler had one of the best seasons in FCS history and one of the best beards NFL legend and Mississippi Valley State alum Jerry Rice has ever seen. Yet he didn’t leave Frisco Texas with the Walter Payton Award. The FCS’ version of the Heisman Trophy went, for a second straight year, to Sam Houston State…

USD Men Improve to 14-4 with win over WIU

USD Men Improve to 14-4 with win over WIU

VERMILLION, S.D. – The South Dakota men’s basketball team held the Summit League’s top team in terms of field goal percentage to just 32.7 percent from the field as the Coyotes topped Western Illinois 62-50 Wednesday inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. South Dakota scored its final 12 points at the free throw line, going 12-for-13 from the charity stripe…

Bradley, Coyotes win at NDSU

Bradley, Coyotes win at NDSU

FARGO, N.D.–South Dakota junior guard Jaycee Bradley knocked down five of USD’s 13 3-pointers as the Coyotes defeated North Dakota State 82-67 inside the Scheels Center on Tuesday night. South Dakota (10-5, 2-0 Summit) earned its 750th victory in program history. The Coyotes also defeated North Dakota State (7-8, 0-1) for the ninth time in the last 10 games. Bradley…

Coyotes Have Great Chemistry, Duffy Shines

Coyotes Have Great Chemistry, Duffy Shines

ELMHURST, Ill.–South Dakota sophomore guard Ciara Duffy has been named the Summit League Women’s Basketball Player of the Week for the period ended Dec. 31. Duffy earns her first career player of the week award after a career game against Denver. She notched her first career double-double with a career high 24 points and 10 rebounds. She made 10-of-12 field…

Coyotes Sweep Summit League Opening Doubleheader With Denver

USD Men Win 82-71 While Women Roll 79-51

MENS’ RECAP VERMILLION, S.D. – Matt Mooney scored 20 points as the South Dakota men’s basketball team opened Summit League action with an 82-71 victory over Denver Saturday inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   Four Coyotes scored in double-digits including Mooney’s game-high 20 points. Triston Simpson tallied 17, Tyler Peterson 13 and Tyler Hagedorn 11 points.   South Dakota…

Coyote Women Rally Past UND

USD Overcomes 16-Point Deficit To Win 76-71

VERMILLION, S.D.–South Dakota senior guard Jasmine Trimboli scored a career high 21 points in the Coyotes’ 76-71 comeback victory over North Dakota on Thursday evening inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center to wrap up USD’s nonconference slate.   The Coyotes (8-5) have now won four-straight against the Fighting Hawks (7-4). Tonight was just the 11th nonconference meeting between the two…

USD Men Handle D3 Northland College

Coyotes Cruise 88-42

VERMILLION, S.D. – Returning to the Sanford Coyote Sports Center for the first time in 11 days, the South Dakota men’s basketball team rolled past Northland College 88-42.   South Dakota improves to 12-4 on the season while Northland, who played the game as an exhibition, maintains its 4-6 record.   The Coyotes shot 60 percent from the field, sinking…

Tulsa Holds Off South Dakota

Coyote Women Fall At Home 64-61

VERMILLION, S.D.—Tulsa guard Rebecca Lescay’s steal and score with less than 30 seconds on the clock sealed a Hurricane victory, 64-61, over the Coyotes inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center on Saturday.   Tulsa (5-6) handed South Dakota (6-5) its first nonconference loss inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   The contest featured eight ties and 15 lead changes. Eight…

Coyotes Tested By EWU Before Road Trip

USD Heads Into Three Game Western Swing With 9-3 Record

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  Before taking off for a three game western road swing, the Coyote men edged perennial Big Sky contender Eastern Washington 75-73 at the Sanford Coyote sports center yesterday. Matt Mooney and Trey-Burch Manning each scored 19 to help USD improve to 9-3. The Coyotes open their road trip Thursday at Northern Arizona.    

Coyotes Hold Off Eastern Washington

USD Men Win At Home 75-73

VERMILLION, S.D. – When the South Dakota men’s basketball team needed it most, Trey Burch-Manning and Matt Mooney answered the call, scoring the final 15 points for the Coyotes to push USD to a 75-73 victory Sunday afternoon over Eastern Washington.   The duo each tallied a game-high 19 points, which was a season-high for Burch-Manning. Nick Fuller added 11…