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STATE B: Unbeaten Bridgewater-Emery Rolls In Opener

Huskies Over Platte-Geddes

ABERDEEN, S.D.  —  The only unbeaten team left in South Dakota began their State Tournament run in fine fashion. Bridgewater-Emery improved to 24-0 after winning their State B Boy’s Basketball Tournament opener against Platte-Geddes 67-39 on Thursday afternoon in Aberdeen. Sawyer Schultz led the Huskies with 15 and Sam Arend added 14.  Malachi Girton scored 12 for Platte-Geddes. Click on…

10:00 Sportscast Thursday, March 16th

10 PM Sports For Thursday, March 16, 2017

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Click on the video viewer to watch the 10:00 PM KDLT Sportscast for Thursday, March 16th, 2017! NOTE-Due to NCAA Broadcast restrictions, we can not post highlights of the SDSU-Gonzaga game on our website.

NCAA TOURNAMENT: Otzelberger Proud Of His Jackrabbits In Defeat

SDSU Coach Reacts To Their 66-46 Loss To Gonzaga

SALT LAKE CITY, UT —  South Dakota State pushed Gonzaga most of the game before the Bulldogs pulled away to defeat the Jackrabbits 66-46 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday afternoon.  Click on the video viewer for Mark Ovenden’s 5 PM recap and reaction from SDSU Head Coach T.J. Otzelberger. -NOTE:  DUE TO NCAA BROADCAST RESTRICTIONS…

HISTORY DASHED: Shooting Struggles Cost SDSU Shot At Upsetting Gonzaga

Jackrabbits Fall In NCAA Tournament To Bulldogs 66-46

  SALT LAKE CITY, UT  —  For much of their NCAA Tournament First Round game with top seed Gonzaga, the 16th seeded South Dakota State men’s basketball team was able to hang with the vaunted Bulldogs and offer hope that they could pull off the first ever upset of a number one seed by a sixteen in the NCAA Tournament….

On The Road With The Checks: In Need Of Daumination

SDSU Looks For Big Performance From Daum Versus Gonzaga

SALT LAKE CITY, UT- Mike Daum has to have another huge game for South Dakota State to really have a chance to become that Cinderella story and have a number sixteen seed defeat a number one seed for the first time ever Throughout his career, Daum has shown he is very capable of that. He’s getting a ton of national…

Coyotes Season Ends In Iowa City

USD Men's Basketball Falls In First Round Of NIT To Iowa Hawkeyes

IOWA CITY, IA- The University of South Dakota Coyotes (22-12) saw their season come to an end at the hands of the Iowa Hawkeyes (19-14). Iowa defeated the Coyotes, 87-75, in the first round of the Men’s NIT. Guard Matt Mooney led all players with 23 points while also grabbing five rebounds and adding five assists. Forward Tyler Flack finished…

On The Road With The Jacks

KDLT's Mark Ovenden Travels With The SDSU Jacks For Their Matchup With Gonzaga

There is no question, the South Dakota State Jackrabbits, who come to the former Delta Center in Salt Lake City to play Gonzaga on Thursday, are a heavy underdog. They’re a sixteen seed against a number one seed. Nobody thinks they can win. At midseason, however, something clicked and the Jacks are relaxed and confident “We’re playing well as a…

Southwest Minnesota State Falls Short Of Regional Title

Game-Tying Three Falls Short Versus Northwest Missouri State

MARYVILLE, Mo. – No. 1 seed Northwest Missouri State used a game-high 25 points from Justin Pitts and held off final second 3-point field goal attempt by No. 2 seed Southwest Minnesota State to earn a 55-52 victory in the championship game of the NCAA Division II Central Region Tournament at Bearcat Arena. Northwest, 32-1 overall and ranked No. 1…

USD Prepares For NIT Journey

Face The Iowa Hawkeyes Wednesday Night At 8 P.M.

The University of South Dakota Coyotes Men’s basketball team’s journey into the NIT tips off Wednesday night. They’ll take on the Iowa Hawkeyes down in Iowa City. If history proves true, that’s not a good sign for the Coyotoes. USD men’s basketball team has never beaten the Hawkeyes. Iowa sits a perfect 11-0 all-time. However, they’ve only played one of…

Daum Family Made Daumination Happen At SDSU

Guidance Through Rough Freshman Year Helped Jackrabbit Star Flourish

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Before he became one of the nation’s leading scorers, there were signs that something was special about Mike Daum. “This is the winning sign we had last year, the same sign! I ran around with it with all the students out there!” Mike Daum’s Father Mitch Daum says. You just had to look for them. “I’m…

Mustangs enjoying the roll into Central Region championship game

SMSU continues winning ways to make title game

MARYVILLE, MO-The Mustangs of Southwest Minnesota State have advanced to the Central Region title game against the top team in Division II, the Bearcats of NW Missouri State who own a 31-1 record. But Brad Bigler’s team is 28-5 and has been winning tight games all season long. One more win and they make the Elite 8 in Sioux Falls….