College Sports

2018 GPAC Men’s Basketball Tournament Pairings

Three Local Teams Qualify

SIOUX CITY, IA  —  Three local squads will be a part of the 2018 GPAC Men’s Basketball Tournament which begins on Wednesday on campus sites. Northwestern (23-5, 13-5) is the 3rd seed and will host Concordia at 8 PM. Dakota Wesleyan (21-9, 11-7) is the 4th seed and will welcome Hastings into the Corn Palace at 8 PM. Dordt is…

2018 GPAC Women’s Basketball Tournament Pairings

Northwestern, Dakota Wesleyan & Dordt Qualify

SIOUX CITY, IA  —  Three local teams will be a part of the 2018 GPAC Women’s Basketball Tournament which begins on Wednesday at campus sites. Northwestern (21-7, 16-4) is the 2nd seed in the tournament and will host 7th seed Dordt (14-16, 8-12) at 6 PM. Dakota Wesleyan (25-5, 16-4) is the 3rd seed and hosts Midland at 6 PM….

2018 North Star Men’s Basketball Tournament Pairings

Dakota State Is Only Local Qualifer

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Pairings for the 2018 North Star Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Tournament and only one local team is in the field. The Dakota State Trojans (14-16, 7-9) are the 6th seed and will open tournament play at Dickinson State on Thursday at 8 PM CST. The full tournament schedule is below. NSAA Men’s Basketball Quarterfinals – Thursday, Feb….

2018 North Star Women’s Basketball Tournament Pairings

Dakota State & Presentation Open On The Road

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Pairings for the 2018 North Star Athletic Association Women’s Basketball Tournament are out and both local teams from South Dakota will open on the road. Dakota State (12-18, 8-8) is the 5th seed and will play at Mayville State on Wednesday at 7 PM. Presentation (12-14, 8-8) is the 6th seed and will head to Bellevue…

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…

Coyote Men Overwhelm Omaha In Home Finale

79-64 Win Sets Up Winner-Take-All Game At SDSU Thursday For Summit Title

VERMILLION, S.D.—A 24-point second-half lead and a game-high 28 points from junior guard Matt Mooney was more than enough for South Dakota to get past Omaha, 79-64, on Senior Day Saturday at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   The win moves the Coyotes to 24-6 overall, most wins at the Division I level, and 11-2 in Summit League play with…

USD Women Club Oral Roberts To Clinch Share Of Summit League Title

Coyotes Win 72-55

VERMILLION, S.D.–South Dakota clinched at least a share of the Summit League title with a 72-55 win over Oral Roberts on Saturday afternoon inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   The Coyotes (23-5, 13-0 Summit) have a chance to become the first Summit League team to finish undefeated in Summit League play since 1993-94 and earn the title outright with…

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…

USF Men Nab First Win Over Mankato In D2 Era

Cougars Lock Up 3rd Seed In NSIC Tournament WIth 88-81 Win

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Led by the dynamic scoring duo of Trevon Evans (33 points) and Drew Guebert (28 points), the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (19-9, 14-8 NSIC, 3rd) ended an 11-game losing skein to Minnesota State (20-8, 16-6 NSIC) by recording an 88-81 NSIC victory on Senior Night at the Stewart Center. With the victory, USF,…

Mankato Beats Sioux Falls Women At The Buzzer

Klug Shot As Time Expires Stuns USF 61-60

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Despite 20 points from Mariah Szymanski, including a lead-changing lay-up with 2.2 seconds to play, the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (14-12, 11-11 NSIC) dropped a heartbreaking 61-60 decision to Minnesota State (12-16, 10-12 NSIC) on Senior Day on Saturday at the Stewart Center. Taylor Klug of MSU, who had a game-high 24 points,…

Northern State Men Clinch Outright NSIC Championship

First Conference Title Since 2003

Aberdeen, S.D. – The No. 12 Northern State University men’s basketball team sealed the programs 36th conference title Friday evening defeating Minnesota Duluth 65-46. The Wolves grabbed the first NSIC Overall Championship since 2002-03, the senior season for current Associate Head Coach Sundance Wicks. The Wolves also won the NSIC North Division with a 26-3 record overall and 19-2 mark…

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…

Cougars get 18th win as Evans has big night against Concordia

Cougars get 18th win as Evans has big night against Concordia

SIOUX FALLS – On a history-making night, the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (18-9, 13-8 NSIC), led by junior guard Trevon Evans with 35 points, continued its last season surge with a 79-68 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference victory over Concordia St. Paul (5-22, 4-17 NSIC) on Ron Eiesland Court at the Stewart Center on Friday night. USF, which…

Concordia Handles USF Women 74-56

Concordia Handles USF Women 74-56

SIOUX FALLS – The University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (14-11, 11-10 NSIC) struggled on offense in dropping a 74-56 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference decision to a hot-shooting Concordia St. Paul (10-17, 7-14 NSIC). The Golden Bears reversed an earlier decision to USF in which the Cougars took an 84-56 win in St. Paul. Despite the setback, the Cougars…

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…