Colleges – South Dakota State

Jackrabbit Women Fluster Fighting Hawks

SDSU Wins At UND 66-48

GRAND FORKS, North Dakota-A 16-0 run in the first quarter proved to be the difference Friday night as the South Dakota State women’s basketball team defeated North Dakota 66-48 in Summit League action at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Jackrabbits improve to 13-6 overall and 5-1 in league play while the Fighting Hawks drop to 8-11 and 3-3. Senior…

SDSU’s Seth Gross to Have Surgery

SDSU's Seth Gross to Have Surgery

BROOKINGS, SD… South Dakota State national champion wrestler Seth Gross took to twitter Thursday to make the announcement that he is having surgery, ending his season. He’ll have surgery next Wednesday to fix a vertebrae issue that started in high school and developed further into his collegiate career. Gross is the Jackrabbits only national champion since making the jump to…

Jacks Get Dauminating Performance in Win at UND

Jacks Get Dauminating Performance in Win at UND

GRAND FORKS, ND — The Jackrabbit men’s basketball team won a slugfest on the road Wednesday night, claiming a 78-74 victory over North Dakota at the Betty Englestad Sioux Center. South Dakota State (15-6, 5-1 Summit League) shot 48.3 percent in the game and hit seven 3-pointers, using a 15-5 advantage in second-chance points to diminish the effect of 14…

Defense is the Key for Jackrabbit Men

Defense is the Key for Jackrabbit Men

BROOKINGS, SD… The SDSU men travel to Grand Forks Wednesday to play the Fighting Hawks. It’s easy to see what triggers their success when you look at their schedule. The only conference lss came at Fort Wayne when they gave up 104 points. In their conference victories, 66 is the most they have allowed. TJ Otzelberger knows it’s that end…

SOUND: Daum Gets Back into Rhythm Dropping 37 Pts

BROOKINGS, S.D. — South Dakota State’s Mike Daum led the way with 37 points to help the Jackrabbit men’s basketball program roll past Oral Roberts Saturday afternoon, 84-65. Playing in front of 3,680 fans at Frost Arena for the 27th annual Lamb Bonanza, SDSU improved to 14-6 and 3-1 in the Summit League with the victory. Daum paced all scorers with…

HIGHLIGHTS: Daum 37 Pts, Selland’s 19 Pts Push Jacks Past Oral Roberts

BROOKINGS, S.D. — South Dakota State’s Mike Daum led the way with 37 points to help the Jackrabbit men’s basketball program roll past Oral Roberts Saturday afternoon, 84-65. Playing in front of 3,680 fans at Frost Arena for the 27th annual Lamb Bonanza, SDSU improved to 14-6 and 3-1 in the Summit League with the victory. Daum paced all scorers with…

Flatten, Jenkins Lead Jackrabbits Past Pioneers

Flatten, Jenkins Lead Jackrabbits Past Pioneers

BROOKINGS, SD….South Dakota State men’s basketball picked up a 78-66 victory over Denver Thursday night at Frost Arena, improving to 13-6 on the season and 3-1 in Summit League play. The Jackrabbits shot 53.3 percent from the field and buried 11-of-25 (44 percent) from deep to go with a 19-of-23 effort at the charity stripe. David Jenkins led all scorers…

Jackrabbit Men Know They Must be Ready for Denver

Jackrabbit Men Know They Must be Ready for Denver

BROOKINGS, SD… The SDSU men host Denver Thursday night at Frost Arena trying to improve to 3-1 in Summit League play after Sunday’s 79-61 win over USD in Vermillion. But despite the Pioneers record (5-13, 0-4) TJ Otzelberger knows they could be dangerous after being picked to be near the top of the conference standings in pre-season polls. Categories: College…

Miller and Selland Power SDSU Past Denver

Miller and Selland Power SDSU Past Denver

BROOKINGS, SD…The South Dakota State women’s basketball team had three players score in double figures as the Jackrabbits recorded a 76-59 win over Denver Wednesday night in Summit League action in front of 1,828 fans at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits, now 11-6 and 3-1, were led by Macy Miller and Myah Selland as each scored 18 points. Selland added 11…

AJ Knows Denver is Critical Game for SDSU

AJ Knows Denver is Critical Game for SDSU

BROOKINGS, SD… It’s not often that you call such an early conference game critical, but Aaron Johnston knows that’s the case Wednesday night when his Jackrabbits host Denver. Both teams have one loss in Summit League play and the Pioneers out-scored USD 104-99 last Thursday on their home court. If the Jacks have visions of making the NCAA tournament as…

Coyote Women Outlast Jackrabbits In Double Overtime Thriller

USD Wins 101-95

VERMILLION, S.D.—It was a thriller to remember as South Dakota triumphed over South Dakota State 105-98 in double-overtime Sunday afternoon inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center in front of a capacity crowd of 6,004.   Three Coyotes surpassed 20 points in the game, marking a first in South Dakota program history for the feat to be accomplished. Junior guard Ciara…

SDSU Men Slam USD

Jackrabbits Win In Vermillion 79-61

VERMILLION, S.D. — Alex Arians put together a career day, four Jackrabbits scored in double figures and South Dakota State men’s basketball cruised to an impressive 79-61 victory Sunday afternoon at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. In front of an announced sell-out crowd of 6,014, the Jackrabbits (12-6, 2-1 Summit League) shot 46.9 percent as a team and hit 12…

Championship Meeting Boosts Jackrabbit & Coyote Men’s Basketball Rivalry

Both Teams 1-1 Entering Sunday Showdown

VERMILLION & BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The first State-U basketball games of the year in Sunday are officially a sellout and they also have some added intrigue after some of this week’s results. Though the three-time defending tournament champion Jackrabbit men are the odds on pick to win the Summit again, SDSU got stunned last night in Fort Wayne, falling 104-88. …

SDSU & USD Women Meet Each Eyeing NCAA Bids

Impressive Resumes Boost Both Teams Hopes

VERMILLION & BROOKINGS, S.D.  —   The State-U women’s basketball rivalry has been played at a high level since 2013, but with sparkling non-conference resumes, it could reach another level this year. Last night’s 104-99 USD loss last night at Denver throws a bit of a wrench into things on Sunday.  USD is 1-1 in Summit Play while the Jacks cruised…

Daum’s Big Night Not Enough as Jacks Out-Scored by Mastadons

Daum's Big Night Not Enough as Jacks Out-Scored by Mastadons

Fort Wayne, Ind. — South Dakota State dropped a 104-88 contest at Purdue Fort Wayne Thursday night inside Memorial Coliseum. The Jackrabbits (11-6, 1-1 Summit League) shot 46.5 from the field and hit nine 3-pointers, but saw the Mastodons bury 17 3s, including nine in the second half to pull away down the stretch. Mike Daum led all scorers with…

SDSU Women Roll Past Fort Wayne 85-52

SDSU Women Roll Past Fort Wayne 85-52

FORT WAYNE, Ind.-A team effort led the South Dakota State women’s basketball team in its 85-52 win Thursday over Purdue Fort Wayne in front of 529 fans at Memorial Coliseum. The Jackrabbits, 10-5 overall and 2-0 in The Summit League, were led by Madison Guebert with 16 points and four 3-pointers. Macy Miller added 15 points and three steals. Rylie…

SDSU Women Grind Out Win At Western Illinois

Jacks Win Summit Opener 93-84

MACOMB, Ill.-South Dakota State women’s basketball coach Aaron Johnston picked up his 450th win as the Jackrabbits held off Western Illinois, 93-84, Friday night in their Summit League opener in front of 389 fans at Western Hall. The Jackrabbits improved to 9-5, 1-0 while the Fighting Leathernecks drop to 4-10, 0-1. SDSU had five players score in double digits led…

SDSU Men Hit Triple Digits In Summit Opening Win At Western Illinois

Jackrabbits Crush Leathernecks 100-58

MACOMB, Ill. — South Dakota State men’s basketball cruised past Western Illinois Friday in its Summit League opener, taking down the Leathernecks 100-58 behind six double-figure scorers.The Jackrabbits (11-5, 1-0) shot 62.1 percent as a team with 13 3-pointers. SDSU outscored WIU (5-9, 0-1) by 30 in the paint and posted a plus-13 showing on the boards with 42 total…

Summit Success A Priority For Jackrabbit Women

SDSU Women Open League Play At Western Illinois

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The Jackrabbit women’s basketball team tips off Summit League play tonight in Macomb, Illinois against the Western Illinois Leathernecks at 7 PM. SDSU went 8-5 in a non-conference schedule that featured four top 25 ranked teams and two that were inside the top ten.  That may help the Jacks in their quest to either get an at-large…