College Basketball

SUMMIT LEAGUE TOURNAMENT: SDSU Men Won’t Look Past Pesky Western Illinois

Jacks Open Tournament Tomorrow At 6

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  If there’s a common theme between the heavily favored SDSU and USD teams that open the Summit League Tournament tommorrow, it’s that they not get caught looking past their opening opponent. The Jackrabbit men open with a Western Illinois team they just beat by 20 last week.  Despite that, the Leathernecks gave SDSU all it could handle…

Regular Season Summit Titles Add To Emotional Senior Day For SDSU Basketball

Jacks Sweep Western Illinois

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The SDSU men and women are the defending Summit League Tournament champs, and yesterday each claimed the regular season title and top seed with victories over Western Illinois. The women won 100-62 followed by the men taking an 86-66 victory. It’s a fitting Frost Arena finale for two of the greatest senior classes in SDSU hoops history,…

Coyote Hoops Head Into Summit League Tournament With Momentum

USD Sweeps UND On Senior Day

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  It was also a happy senior day in Vermillion that promises good things to come in the Summit League Tournament. The 25th ranked Coyote women crushed North Dakota 87-54 behind 18 points from lone senior Allison Arens, and the men followed that up with a 78-63 victory over UND. Last year we got a Super Championship Tuesday…

Jackrabbit Basketball Teams Wallop Western To Claim Summit League Titles

SDSU Men Win 86-66, Women Prevail 100-62

WOMEN’S RECAP BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The South Dakota State women’s basketball team won its league-leading sixth Summit League regular-season title after recording a 100-62 win over Western Illinois Saturday afternoon in front of 3,064 fans at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits, who have now won 13-straight games overall, are the No. 1 seed in the Summit League Championship, which is March…

Coyotes Fluster Fighting Hawks In Doubleheader Senior Day Sweep

USD Women Win 87-54, Men Prevail 78-63

WOMEN’S RECAP VERMILLION, S.D.—What a special send-off for South Dakota’s lone senior Allison Arens!   Arens scored 18 points to lead South Dakota to an 87-54 win over North Dakota inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center on Saturday afternoon.   “Today our young ladies did a great job of playing with awareness and discipline on the defensive end,” said USD…

NSIC Basketball Tournament Quarterfinal Previews

Tournament Shifts To Pentagon Tomorrow

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The NSIC Basketball tournament shifts to the Sanford Pentagon tomorrow for quarterfinal play with a bevy of local teams still alive. Perhaps the most intriguing matchup of the weekend comes at high noon on Sunday when the top seeded Northern State men face Sioux Falls. At 23-6 and 3rd in the central region rankings, the defending National…

Augustana Sweeps Final Regular Season Hoops Doubleheader From SMSU

Viking Women Win 95-83, Men Win 77-73

MEN’S RECAP SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Picked to finish 7th in the NSIC preseason poll, the Augustana men’s basketball team is the 2018-19 South Division co-champions. Augustana, who splits the league title with Minnesota State, finishes the regular season with a 77-73 win over Southwest Minnesota State on Saturday. The Vikings improve to 18-10 (14-8 NSIC) and SMSU drops to 15-13…

Jackrabbit Basketball Teams Stay Atop Summit With Doubleheader Beatdown Of UND

SDSU Men Shrug Off Slow Start, Jackrabbit Women Keep Pace With USD

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Both Jackrabbit basketball teams maintained their perches atop the Summit League with convincing victories over the University of North Dakota on Saturday in Frost Arena. In the women’s game SDSU started on a 13-0 run and never really looked back, winning 81-58, keeping pace with USD atop the Summit.  The men’s game was a bit of a…

Augustana Men Rally To Get Doubleheader Split With St. Cloud State

Viking Men Win 92-91, Women Fall 68-43

MEN’S RECAP SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Looking to stop a slide, the Augustana men’s basketball team made a statement on Saturday night in front of more than 2,000 fans at the Sioux Falls Arena. Led by career-best performances from a pair of freshman, the Vikings picked up a 92-91 win over St. Cloud State. The Vikings improve to 14-10 (10-8), and…

Coyote Women Crush Western Illinois While Men Slump In Second Half

USD Women Win 92-49, Men Fall 65-59

  WOMEN’S RECAP VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota sophomore center Hannah Sjerven recorded her third career double-double, pacing a balanced Coyote attack in South Dakota’s 92-49 win over Western Illinois inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center on Saturday afternoon.   The Coyotes (19-3, 7-1 Summit) held the Leathernecks (8-13, 4-4 Summit) below 50 points for the first time this season.   USD…

Billeter Picks Up 300th Win With Augie In Vikings Split With Concordia-St. Paul

Augie Men Win 78-70 While Women Lose 77-55

MEN’S RECAP SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — On December 3, 2003, an 18-point win over Minnesota Crookston gave Tom Billeter his first career win at Augustana. Fast forward 16 years and 472 games, and the Viking head coach has won 300 games on the Augustana sideline. Tied at 41 at halftime, Augustana men’s basketball used a strong second-half performance on both ends of the court…

Northern State Swept In Duluth

Men Lose 76-70 & Women Fall 57-41

MEN’S RECAP Duluth, Minn. – The Northern State University men’s basketball team suffered their second divisional loss on Saturday evening, falling to Minnesota Duluth 76-70. The Wolves drop to 15-5 overall and 11-3 in the NSIC following the game.   The two teams were evenly matched throughout the game with ten ties through the 40 minutes of action. Neither team…

Jackrabbits Sweep Saturday Doubleheader With Omaha

Men Move Into Sole Possession Of First In Summit With 83-73 Win While Women Prevail 81-47

MEN’S RECAP BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Saturday’s matchup between the top two teams in the Summit League lived up to its billing, as the Jackrabbit men’s basketball team pulled out an 83-73 victory over Omaha in the 2019 Pork Classic. South Dakota State, playing in front of a season-best crowd of 3,881, took sole possession of first place in the league…

Dakota Wesleyan Splits Doubleheader At Morningside

Tiger Women Win 82-76 While DWU Men Fall 87-72

WOMEN’S RECAP SIOUX CITY, Iowa. – In a top-10 battle, the No. 4 Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team defeated No. 8 Morningside College 82-76 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference matchup Saturday afternoon in Sioux City, Iowa.   Kynedi Cheeseman (Alexandria, S.D.) wasted no time offensively for the Tigers (21-3, 14-3 GPAC) as she drilled back-to-back 3-pointers to give…

Coyote Women Cruise In Omaha While Men Stumble

USD Women Win 80-48, Men Fall 75-68

WOMEN’S GAME OMAHA, Neb.—Five Coyotes reached double figures as South Dakota cruised past Omaha 80-49 on Sunday afternoon inside Baxter Arena.   South Dakota (17-3, 5-1 Summit) jumped out to a seven-point lead from the start and steadily extended its lead over Omaha (6-12, 1-5) throughout the contest.   Junior guard Ciara Duffy led the group with 17 points while…

Dakota State Splits Basketball Twin Bill With Waldorf

Trojan Men Win 86-64 While Women Lose 87-83

MADISON, S.D.  —  The Dakota State and Waldorf basketball teams finally got to play the doubleheader that Friday’s snow storm postponed.  It opened with the Lady T’s losing a hard fought 87-83 game.  The Trojan men were in control from start to finish in their game, though, defeating Waldorf 86-64. Click on the video viewer for highlights!   Categories: College…

USF Men Stunned By Minot While Women Snap Losing Streak

Cougar Men Fall 75-70 But Women Win 59-54

MEN’S RECAP SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Despite 32 points from Trevon Evans and 20 by Drew Guebert, the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (13-5, 8-4 NSIC) had a five-game winning streak end in a 75-70 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference cross-division loss to Minot State (7-13, 3-9 NSIC) at the Stewart Center on Saturday night.   With the setback,…

Augustana Men Bounce Back At Moorhead While Women Fall

Viking Men Win 87-82, Women Lose 79-61

MEN’S RECAP MOORHEAD, Minn. — Looking for a bounce-back win on the road, the Augustana men’s basketball team used an impressive performance on both ends of the court for an 87-82 win over Minnesota State Moorhead on Saturday.  Augustana improves to 12-6 (8-4 NSIC South) and snaps MSU Moorhead’s seven-game win streak. The Dragons drop to (14-6, 8-4 NSIC North). Augustana,…

Northwestern Women Roll Over Morningside While Men Are Edged

Red Raider Women Win 82-53, Men Fall 90-85

ORANGE CITY, IA  —  Northwestern and Morningside split a Saturday afternoon college basketball doubleheader in Orange City.  The 3rd ranked Red Raider women rolled over the Mustangs 82-53.  The 4th ranked Morningside men followed that up by edging host Northwestern 90-85. Click on the video viewer for highlights!   Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Northwestern, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags:…

Sioux Falls & Mary Split Basketball Doubleheader

USF Men Win 77-72, Women Lose 70-63

MEN’S RECAP SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Senior guard Trevon Evans scored 26 points to lead the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (13-4, 8-3 NSIC) to a fifth consecutive victory with a 77-72 victory over U-Mary (7-10, 4-7 NSIC) in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference cross-divisional matchup at the Stewart Center. With the victory, the Cougars improved to 13-4…