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BRING ON THE YOTES! SDSU Men Run Through Denver In Summit Quarterfinals

State-U Round Three On Deck After Rabbits Crush Pioneers 83-73

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — No. 4 seed South Dakota State took care of business in its Summit League Tournament opener Sunday evening, taking down No. 5 seed Denver, 83-73, at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. SDSU (16-16) saw three players reach double figures, led by Mike Daum’s 33 points. Daum hit 13 of 15 from the charity stripe and led…

SMSU & Augustana Men Heading To Missouri For Central Regional

NSIC Champion Mustangs Are #2 Seed, Defending Champion Augie #5

INDIANAPOLIS, IN  —  Both the Southwest Minnesota State and Augustana men’s basketball teams are heading to the NCAA Central Regional Tournament.  Get the details from each school’s releases below. SMSU The Southwest Minnesota State University men’s basketball team has earned the No. 2 seed in the Central Region Tournament as the 64-team NCAA Division II field was announced on Sunday…

Northern State Women To Face Emporia State Again In Central Regional

NSIC Champs Heading To Arkansas

Indianapolis, Ind. – After winning the NSIC Tournament, the Northern State women’s basketball team earned an automatic bid into the NCAA Division II Central Region Tournament, making an appearance for the fourth consecutive year. The No. 8 seeded Wolves will take on the No. 1 seed Emporia State University in the opening round, looking battle back from a 74-68 loss…

SUMMIT LEAGUE TOURNAMENT-SDSU Women Pull Away From Oral Roberts

Jacks Into Semifinals With 65-50 Win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The South Dakota State women’s basketball team had four players score in double figures as the Jackrabbits recorded a 65-50 win over Oral Roberts Sunday afternoon at The Summit League Tournament at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The 9,419 fans in attendance were the second-most in a women’s tournament quarterfinal round. The Jackrabbits, now 22-7, were…

BIG 12 CHAMPION! Gross Makes History For SDSU Wrestling

Jackrabbits Take Third At Big 12 Championships

TULSA, Okla. – Seth Gross became South Dakota State’s first Big 12 Conference individual champion and was named the Most Outstanding Performer of the Big 12 Conference Wrestling Championship Sunday at BOK Center. Four other Jackrabbits earned automatic berths in the upcoming NCAA Championships on the final day of competition at the two-day tournament. SDSU’s five total NCAA qualifiers matches…

SUMMIT LEAGUE-Omaha Stuns USD To End Coyotes Championship Streak

UNO Wins 64-58 To Hand Coyote Women First Non-Championship Game Summit League Tournament Loss

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.–Omaha forward Mikaela Shaw scored 25 points to lead the Mavericks to a 64-58 upset of South Dakota in the quarterfinal of the Summit League Tournament inside the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center on Sunday afternoon.   It’s the first time in five years that South Dakota (22-8) will not compete in the Summit League Tournament final. Omaha (16-14)…

SURVIVE AND ADVANCE! Coyotes Pull Out Overtime Victory Over Western Illinois In Summit Opener

USD Wins 78-69 In Overtime

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—Top-seeded South Dakota outscored Western Illinois 10-1 in overtime to earn a 78-69 win Saturday at the Sanford PREMIER Center in the first game of the Summit League Tournament. The Coyotes (22-10), winners of seven in a row, advanced to the semifinals for the second time in the last three seasons. They will play again at 6 p.m….

LIVE AT THE SUMMIT-Mark Ovenden With Commissioner Tom Douple

Summit League Leader Talks State Of The Tournament In Sioux Falls

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Entering it’s ninth time in Sioux Falls, the Summit League Basketball Tournament appears as strong as ever at the PREMIER Center.  Sports Director Mark Ovenden spoke live with Summit League Commissioner Tom Douple during the start of the tournament on Saturday.  Click on the video viewer to watch!

Augustana Baseball Splits Home Opening Doubleheader With Newman

Vikings Lose Game One 7-3 But Win Nightcap 9-6

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The Augustana University baseball played their first two games of the season inside Karras Park, Home of Ronken Field against Newman University. The Vikings and Jets split Saturday’s doubleheader. Newman took game one 7-3, while the Vikings ended the day with a 9-6 victory.   Game One   Senior outfielder Tyler Field earned the team’s first…

Sioux Center’s Perfect Season Ends In Title Game Loss To Pochahontas Area

Sioux Center Falls 61-38

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Elle Ruffridge scored 22 points in the final game of her record-breaking career to lead Pocahontas Area past Sioux Center 61-38 Saturday for the Indians’ second straight Class 3A state championship. Whether she was scoring herself or setting up teammates, the dynamic 5-foot-4 guard delighted her school’s large fan following one last time in a…

Western Christian Girls Savor State Title

Wolfpack Win Fourth Championship In Six Years

DES MOINES, IA  —  Last night the Western Christian girls, despite getting just five points from star Ashtyn Verbeek, won a 51-48 thriller over Treynor to capture their 4th 2A Championship in the last six years. Their boy’s will also go for a title next week, but for a group of girls that lost a one point heartbreaker in the…

Scoreboard Saturday, March 4th

Scores for Saturday, March 4, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —  SCOREBOARD FOR SATURDAY, MARCH 4TH, 2017 NBA Timberwolves @ San Antonio (8:00 PM) NBA D-League Skyforce129, Windy City 124 USHL Stampede 8, Des Moines 2 Men’s Basketball Summit League Tournament Quarterfinals USD 78, Western Illinois 69 (*Final in OT) IUPUI 76, NDSU 57 Women’s Basketball Summit League Tournament Quarterfinals Western Illinois 82, Denver 39 IUPUI 69,…

Scoreboard Friday, March 3rd

Scores For Friday, March 3, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. —  SCOREBOARD FOR FRIDAY, MARCH 3RD, 2017 USHL Lincoln 3, Stampede 1 NBA D-League Skyforce 127, Maine 107 H.S. BOYS’ BASKETBALL District 1AA Third Place Sioux Falls Roosevelt 46, Watertown 36 Championship Sioux Falls O’Gorman 53, Brookings 48 District 2AA Third Place Brandon Valley 61, Sioux Falls Washington 55, OT Championship Sioux Falls Lincoln 45, Harrisburg 41…

Madison Wins Sweet 16 Thriller Over McCook Central/Montrose

Bulldogs Head To State A Tournament With 52-49 Win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The first ever Class A Girl’s Basketball Sweet 16 produced a thrilling finish. A late three pointer by Jessi Giles proved to be the difference in Madison’s 52-49 win over McCook Central/Montrose at Sioux Falls Christian High School on Friday night.  Click on the video viewer for highlights!