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USD’s Schank Wins Second Diving title, Denver Continues to Dominate in Summit Championships

USD's Schank Wins Second Diving title, Denver Continues to Dominate in Summit Championships

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The 2019 Summit League Swimming and Diving Championships presented by U.S. Air Force Special Operations concluded its third night at the Midco Aquatic Center in Sioux Falls, S.D. with Denver leading both the men’s and women’s team standings.   South Dakota senior Sarah Schank earned her second diving title of the Summit League Championships. On Friday,…

#23 Coyote Women Get Revenge Against Denver, Improve to 24-3

#23 Coyote Women Get Revenge Against Denver, Improve to 24-3

VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota clinched a top-two seed in the Summit League Tournament with its 73-58 win over Denver on Thursday evening inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. No. 23 South Dakota (24-3, 12-1 Summit) extended its win streak to 11 games. Denver (14-12, 7-6) falls a half-game behind Oral Roberts and a full game behind Western Illinois for fifth in…

Umude and Coyotes Roll Past Denver 72-45

Umude and Coyotes Roll Past Denver 72-45

VERMILLION, S.D. – A 23-5 run to close the first half, and a balanced scoring attack, propelled the South Dakota men’s basketball team to a 72-45 victory over Denver Wednesday night inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. Sophomore Stanley Umude led the Coyotes with a double-double of 18 points and 10 rebounds, his third double-double of the season. Junior Triston…

Jackrabbits Slam Denver

SDSU Wins On The Road 92-82

DENVER — Skyler Flatten scored a career-high 36 points, Mike Daum tallied his 15th double-double of the season and the Jackrabbit men’s basketball team took down Denver Sunday afternoon, 92-82. Flatten hit eight 3-pointers and finished 14-of-18 from the field inside Magness Arena, burying the third-most 3-pointers for a single-game in South Dakota State’s Division I history. Daum scored 28…

Jackrabbit Women Roll at Denver

Jackrabbit Women Roll at Denver

DENVER-The South Dakota State women’s basketball team had three players score in double figures as the Jackrabbits recorded an 83-67 win over Denver Thursday night in Summit League action at Hamilton Gymnasium. The Jackrabbits, now 16-6 and 8-1, were led by Myah Selland, who tied her career high with 21 points. Macy Miller and Madison Guebert chipped in 14 points…

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…

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…

USD Women Out-scored at Denver 104-99

USD Women Out-scored at Denver 104-99

DENVER, CO… When Taylor Fredrick grabbed a rebound and went coast to coast, the Coyotes were up 26-11 in the first half of Thursday night’s game in Denver against the Pioneers. But the home team had their scoring shoes on and roared back to beat USD 104-99, handing the Coyotes their first loss in Summit League play and 3rd over…

Kelly’s Late Hoop is Game-Winner for USD at Denver

Kelly's Late Hoop is Game-Winner for USD at Denver

DENVER, Colo. – Cody Kelley scored the game-winning layup with seven seconds remaining to give the South Dakota men’s basketball team a 71-70 victory over Denver Wednesday night in Magness Arena. The Coyotes, trailing by one, didn’t use a timeout on their final possession as Triston Simpson found Kelly behind the 3-point line on the right wing. Kelley used a…

COMEBACK COYOTES! USD Rallies Past Denver To Claim Summit League Title & NCAA Tournament Bid

USD Beats Host Denver 3-2 In Summit League Tournament Championship Match

Denver, Colo. –South Dakota captured its first Summit League Volleyball Championship on Sunday, defeating Denver (27-25, 24-26, 19-25, 25-21, 15-6) in the title match at Hamilton Gymnasium. The Coyotes will be making their first appearance in the NCAA Tournament and clinched their first automatic berth as a Summit League member.   Who Stood Out South Dakota was led by Tournament MVP Taylor…

Coyotes Beat Bison To Advance To Summit Volleyball Championship

3-1 Win Sets Up Championship Date With Denver

Denver, Colo. –No. 2 South Dakota beat No. 6 North Dakota State (25-11, 21-25, 25-11, 25-23) in the second semifinal match of Saturday’s competitions. The Coyotes secured the final spot in the championship match scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. MT. USD will match up against No. 1 Denver to see who will be crowned the champion.  …

SDSU “Lamb”astes Denver

Jackrabbit Men Win 94-72

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State men’s basketball never trailed en route to its seventh straight win Saturday, dominating the Denver Pioneers, 94-72, inside Frost Arena at the 26th annual Lamb Bonanza. Playing in front of 2,793 fans, the Jackrabbits (16-5, 4-0 Summit League) shot 54.4 percent in the game to keep its league record unblemished, hitting 12-of-27 from deep…

Jackrabbit Women Rally At Denver

SDSU Stays Perfect In Summit League With 69-58 Win

DENVER, CO-South Dakota State juniors Macy Miller and Madison Guebert each scored 18 points to lead the Jackrabbits to a 69-58 Summit League win at Denver in front of 481 fans at Hamilton Gymnasium. Miller added seven rebounds and three assists while Guebert sank four 3-pointers. Freshman Myah Selland added nine points, grabbed a career- and game-high 11 rebounds and…

Coyotes Sweep Summit League Opening Doubleheader With Denver

USD Men Win 82-71 While Women Roll 79-51

MENS’ RECAP VERMILLION, S.D. – Matt Mooney scored 20 points as the South Dakota men’s basketball team opened Summit League action with an 82-71 victory over Denver Saturday inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   Four Coyotes scored in double-digits including Mooney’s game-high 20 points. Triston Simpson tallied 17, Tyler Peterson 13 and Tyler Hagedorn 11 points.   South Dakota…

Denver Keeps SDSU Winless In Summit Play

Jacks Swept At Frost Arena

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The South Dakota State volleyball team lost in three sets to Denver in a Summit League match Sunday afternoon in front of 231 fans at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits (2-15, 0-4) lost 25-15, 25-20 and 25-10 to the Pioneers (10-5, 2-1). Sophomore Ashlynn Smith led SDSU with nine kills. Senior libero Ellie Benson had a match-high 13…

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…

Jacks Route Denver In Preview Of Summit Tournament Opener Next Week

SDSU Wins Home Finale 88-64 & Will Face Pioneers Again Next Week In Sioux Falls

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State men’s basketball put on a show in its regular season finale, cruising to a 88-64 win over Denver Saturday at Frost Arena. Playing in front 3,829 fans, the Jackrabbits (15-16, 8-8 Summit League) shot 56.9 percent from the field and hit 14 of 28 beyond the arc. DU (16-13, 8-8 Summit League) finished the…

Flack’s Return Gives Coyotes A “Shot In The Arm”

Senior Scores 19 After Missing Previous Seven Games

VERMILLION, S.D. —  Amidst all of that a different kind of drama yesterday unfolded around the USD men’s basketball team, one that could have a big impact on their chances to go to the Big Dance in March. Senior Tyler Flack returned after missing seven games due to a knee injury, and didn’t look like he’d missed a beat.  Flack…

Flacks Return Boosts USD Over Denver

Senior Scores 19 In 88-83 Win

VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota got a game-high 27 points from Matt Mooney and 19 from Tyler Flack in beating Denver 88-83 Saturday inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. The win gives the Coyotes (15-9, 6-3 Summit) sole possession of second place in the Summit League standings. It also gives South Dakota its first regular season sweep of Denver in four years…