Men’s Basketball

USF Men beat Mary, Women fall

USF Men beat Mary, Women fall

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Drew Guebert scored 26 points and Trevon Evans 19 as the USF men beat Mary 75-66 Friday night at the Stewart Center. The women lost 76-71 despite 19 from Kaely Hummel and 17 points by Mariah Szymansski. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – University of Sioux Falls, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Men’s Basketball, USF Cougars, Women’s Basketball

Daum goes over 2,000 points against NDSU

Daum goes over 2,000 points against NDSU

BROOKINGS, SD…Mike Daum scored his 2,000th career point and South Dakota State picked up its 20th win of the season Thursday night in Frost Arena, taking down North Dakota State 82-63 in front of 3,377 fans. SDSU (20-6, 8-1) completed the regular sweep of its northern rivals with the victory, shooting 43.1 percent as a team with seven 3-pointers and…

USD Men roll at Western Illinois

USD Men roll at Western Illinois

MACOMB, Ill. – A 20-3 run midway through the first half propelled the South Dakota men’s basketball team to an 80-54 victory over Western Illinois Thursday in Macomb, Illinois. Tyler Hagedorn tallied a game-high 19 points while Matt Mooney scored in double figures for the 15th-straight game with 12 points. Tyler Peterson was the final Coyote in double-digit scoring with…

Reactions to USD’s big win over SDSU Wednesday

Reactions to USD's big win over SDSU Wednesday

VERMILLION… USD dominated SDSU in men’s basketball Wednesday night  to take over the top spot in the Summit League. Afterwards we heard from Craig Smith, Matt Mooney who loved the crowd and Mike Daum who’s team had an 8-game winning streak snapped. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – South Dakota, Colleges – South Dakota State, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Craig…

Coyotes Roll past Jackrabbits behind Mooney

Coyotes Roll past Jackrabbits behind Mooney

VERMILLION, S.D. – It was all South Dakota Wednesday night as the Coyotes men’s basketball team topped South Dakota State 87-68 inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. Part of the South Dakota Showdown Series presented by South Dakota Corn, the Coyotes and Jacks are now tied at four points apiece. Matt Mooney scored his 1,000th point in a USD uniform…

Dordt Edges Mount Marty in both games

Dordt Edges Mount Marty in both games

YANKTON, SD…It turned out to be a thrilling GPAC doubleheader at Cimpl Arena in Yankton Wednesday night. In the women’s game Dordt had a strong 4th quarter to beat Mount Marty 73-67. Ebby Prewitt led the Defenders with 16 points, Sarah Castaneda had 23 for the Lancers. And in the men’s game, Marcus Mathieu had 19 for the game and…

USD SDSU Men’s Basketball Preview

USD SDSU Men's Basketball Preview

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  Zach Borg talked with USD Men’s Basketball Coach Craig Smith and SDSU Men’s Basketball Coach TJ Otzelberger Wednesday, previewing the big game with SDSU with first place in the Summit League at stake. Smith was expecting a great game between two teams with 17-5 records. The Jacks came into Wednesday night’s game with a 5-0 conference record…

Mooney’s Big Night Leads Coyotes Past ORU

Mooney's Big Night Leads Coyotes Past ORU

VERMILLION, S.D. – With five players in double-digit scoring and shooting 55.1 percent from the field, the South Dakota men’s basketball team topped Oral Roberts 82-70 Wednesday night inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. Matt Mooney led all scorers with 19 points while Tyler Hagedorn added 14 points and five rebounds as the Coyotes improve to 16-5 overall and 4-1…

Northern Men now Ranked 8th in D-II

Northern Men now Ranked 8th in D-II

ABERDEEN, SD…The Northern men rolled to their 18th straight win Monday night, 111-73 over Presentation. The Wolves are now 19-1 for the season and ranked 8th in Division II. There were high expectations for Paul Sather’s team even before the season started. And a double OT loss at Arizona State just magnified the, which is fine with the head coach….

Northwestern Sweeps DWU in GPAC Hoops

Northwestern Sweeps DWU in GPAC Hoops

ORANGE CITY, IA… It was another big GPAC doubleheader on a Wednesday night, this time in Orange City where both games featured ranked teams. And in both games Northwestern beat DWU. The Red Raiders had great balance in the women’s 69-56 win. Renee Maneman and Darbi Gustafson each had 16 points. Ashley Bray had 18 for the Tigers. The men’s…

DWU Men Focusing on Playing Hard

DWU Men Focusing on Playing Hard

The DWU men enter the toughest part of their schedule with a 15-5 record. Matt Wilber’s team is ranked 19th in the NAIA but they aren’t as worried about wins and losses as they are playing hard and improving each night. If that happens wins will take care of themselves says the Tigers coach. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Dakota…

No Thoughts of Retirement for DSU’s Garner

No Thoughts of Retirement for DSU's Garner

MADISON, SD…Dakota State Men’s Basketball coach Gary Garner returned to the bench Friday night after missing 14 games due to surgery for pancreatic cancer. He’s made an amazing recovery and said he’s like a kid in a candy shop to be back doing what he loves. So clearly when asked if he had considered retirement, that was met with a…

DWU Sweeps Morningside at Corn Palace

DWU Sweeps Morningside at Corn Palace

MITCHELL, SD… The Corn Palace was rocking Wednesday night when the DWU Tigers hosted Morningside in a big GPAC doubleheader. And Tiger fans had plenty to cheer about. The 9th-ranked women beat #6 Morningside 82-54 as Amber Bray went over the 1,000 point mark in her career with 25 points. She also had 12 rebounds. Ashley Bray had 17 points…

USD Men Improve to 14-4 with win over WIU

USD Men Improve to 14-4 with win over WIU

VERMILLION, S.D. – The South Dakota men’s basketball team held the Summit League’s top team in terms of field goal percentage to just 32.7 percent from the field as the Coyotes topped Western Illinois 62-50 Wednesday inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. South Dakota scored its final 12 points at the free throw line, going 12-for-13 from the charity stripe…

Tellinghuisen Has Been SDSU’s Mr. Everything

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BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  With stars like Cody Larson, Mike Daum and George Marshall at South Dakota State, it’s been easy for the kid from Iowa to get lost in the mix. “Reed is really underappreciated.  He’s an unbelievable competitor.  It’s blocks, it’s deflections, it’s plays he’s alters, it’s charges he takes.  So many little things he does that impacts winning.” …

Big 2nd half powers USD past Drake

Big 2nd half powers USD past Drake

VERMILLION, S.D. – A 22-3 run in the second half carried the South Dakota men’s basketball team to a 93-65 victory over Drake Wednesday night in Vermillion. The Coyotes improve to 8-3 on the season, and a perfect 4-0 inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center, while Drake falls to 4-4. Four Coyotes scored in double-digits led by Triston Simpson with…

Wedel’s 46 leads NW past Dordt 116-111

Wedel's 46 leads NW past Dordt 116-111

ORANGE CITY, IA… In a wild GPAC game at the Bultman Center, the Northwestern Red Raiders rallied late on 3 free throws by Colton Kooima to send the game with Dordt to overtime tied at 102. And Nathan Wedel took over. He scored 46 points in the 116-111 victory for the Red raiders in one of the wildest games ever…

Jacks come up just short in upset bid at Wichita State

Jacks come up just short in upset bid at Wichita State

WICHITA, Kan. — South Dakota State men’s basketball battled and put No. 6 Wichita State on the ropes Tuesday, but ultimately fell, 95-85, at Charles Koch Arena. The Jackrabbits (7-4) shot 50 percent in the game and nailed 14 3-pointers while the Shockers finished 35-for-64 (54.7 percent) from the field with 10 from long range. Neither team was automatic from…

Jacks head to Wichita State for another big test

Jacks head to Wichita State for another big test

The SDSU Men’s Basketball team continues a rugged road schedule Tuesday night in Wichita against the 6th-ranked Shockers. TJ Otzelberger’s team has already been to Kansas and Ole Miss where they beat the Rebels 99-97 in OT and he knows it will be a big test…his team will have to be at it’s best against Gregg Marshall’s very talented squad….

Daum, Jenkins, Telly lead Jacks to OT win at Ole Miss

Daum, Jenkins, Telly lead Jacks to OT win at Ole Miss

OXFORD, Miss. — South Dakota State won a thriller Tuesday night, taking down Ole Miss in overtime at The Pavilion, 99-97, behind a school-record 18 3-pointers and three double figure scorers. SDSU (7-2) overcame a furious second-half comeback by the Rebels, and in the extra period regained composure to secure the road win, thanks in part to eight points from…