Men’s Basketball

Schaefer scores 30 and Augie rolls past Doane

Schaefer scores 30 and Augie rolls past Doane

SIOUX FALLS – Senior Steven Schaefer poured in a game- and career-high 30 points, freshman Jameson Bryan added a career-best 16 and freshman Matt Cartwright a career-high 12, as the Augustana men’s basketball team rolled to a 111-72 win over Doane on Wednesday afternoon at the Elmen Center.  The Vikings improve to 4-2 with the win, while the Tigers head…

USF, DSU Men win Tuesday night, DSU women fall

USF, DSU Men win Tuesday night, DSU women fall

SIOUX FALLS & MADISON… Drew Guebbert had a big night. He scored 28 points to lead the way as the USF Cougars took care of Waldorf 89-62 at the Stewart Center. Jerrod Walton scored 21 for Chad Johnson’s team. In Madison, the Dakota State men had a balanced attack and they hit 13 3-pointers in their 93-80 win over #18…

Hagedorn leads 14 USD players in scoring column

Hagedorn leads 14 USD players in scoring column

VERMILLION, S.D. — In the campus game of the Sanford Pentagon Showcase, South Dakota men’s basketball defeated Mount Marty 93-54 Monday night inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. Tyler Hagedorn scored a game-high 16 points while three Coyotes, including Logan Power, set a new career-high for points. Power scored 11 points on 5-of-6 shooting in 14 minutes of action. Other…

Pentagon to host Men’s NAIA National Basketball Tournament

Pentagon to host Men's NAIA National Basketball Tournament

MADISON, S.D. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) is pleased to announce that the Sioux Falls Sports Authority, Dakota State University (S.D.) and Northwestern College (Iowa) will serve as co-hosts for the 2018 & 2019 NAIA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championships. The Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D., will serve as the venue for the events scheduled…

Spencer scores 33, but Augie men fall to Graceland

Spencer scores 33, but Augie men fall to Graceland

SIOUX FALLS – Augustana senior Jordan Spencer poured in a game-high 33 points and the Vikings got 20 more from fellow senior Marcus Asmus, but Graceland erupted from 3-point range, finishing 18 of 30 from beyond the arc to secure a 93-81 win on Thursday night at the Elmen Center. The loss drops the Vikings to 3-1, while Graceland returns…

Coyotes edged by Horned Frogs despite Mooney’s huge night

Coyotes edged by Horned Frogs despite Mooney's huge night

Matt Mooney and Tyler Hagedorn combined for 53 of USD’s 71 points Wednesday night and it was almost enough to pull off the win at Texas Christian. The Coyotes led by 6 early when Hagedorn nailed a 3-pointer. He finished the night with 22 points. But the Horned Frogs pulled away in the late stages of the first half and…

Northern Men Win 81-68 at SMSU

Northern Men Win 81-68 at SMSU

Marshall, Minn. – The top picked Northern State Wolves faced off against the second picked Southwest Minnesota State mustangs in non-conference action on Wednesday evening, with the Wolves coming out on top 81-68. Northern improves to 81-68 overall and 65-25 all-time against the Mustangs. It was a close game through the first 20 minutes of action, as the two teams…

Dauminating Performance leads Jacks past Alabama State

Dauminating Performance leads Jacks past Alabama State

BROOKINGS…Mike Daum and David Jenkins Jr. combined for 48 points and South Dakota State never trailed in a 94-63 win against Alabama State Tuesday night at Frost Arena. SDSU (3-0) shot a season-best 45.2 percent from the field and hit a school-record 17 of 29 3-pointers (58.6 percent). The Jacks got to the free throw line 20 times and sank…

USF Men are Superior Tuesday Night at Stewart Center

USF Men are Superior Tuesday Night at Stewart Center

SIOUX FALLS – With Drew Guebert supplying 22 points and Trevon Evans scoring 13, a hot-shooting University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team moved to 3-0 with a 90-49 non-conference victory over UW-Superior on Tuesday at the Stewart Center. With the win, USF has opened 3-0 for the first time since 2012-13 when the Cougars reeled off four straight wins…

Dykman leads Augustana Men to OT win over Peru State

Dykman leads Augustana Men to OT win over Peru State

SIOUX FALLS – Ten days after capping a perfect 2-0 weekend at the Small College Basketball Hall of Fame Classic, the Augustana men’s basketball team opened its home schedule with a hard fought 97-94 win over Peru State, thanks to double-doubles from both Jordan Spencer and Adam Dykman. The Vikings improve to 3-0 with their 20th consecutive home-opening win, while…

Mooney, USD Men Get Big Win at Bowling Green

Mooney, USD Men Get Big Win at Bowling Green

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio. — A second-half surge rallied the South Dakota men’s basketball team to an 88-79 victory Monday night over Bowling Green in Bowling Green, Ohio. Junior Matt Mooney, who made just four of his first 16 shots, went 7-of-9 from the field in the second half and totaled 26 points to carry the Coyotes to victory. Tyler Hagedorn…

SDSU Gets Basketball Doubleheader Sweep at Frost Arena

SDSU Gets Basketball Doubleheader Sweep at Frost Arena

Women South Dakota State junior Macy Miller picked up where she left off last year, scoring a game-high 21 points as the Jackrabbits recorded a 92-48 nonconference win over NJIT Friday night in their season opener in front of 2,169 fans at Frost Arena. Miller moved into 29th in career scoring at State with 1,135 points. Senior Chynna Stevens recorded…

Schilling Excited About New Job at Mount Marty

Schilling Excited About New Job at Mount Marty

Yankton…Tuesday Cody Schilling was named men’s basketball coach at Mount Marty. The former Augustana star can’t wait to hit the recruiting trail and assemble the team that will take the floor next season for the Lancers. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – Mount Marty, Sports, Sports Top Story Tags: Cody Schilling, Men’s Basketball, Mount Marty Lancers

Schilling Named MBB Coach at Mount Marty

Schilling Named MBB Coach at Mount Marty

YANKTON — Mount Marty College (MMC) in Yankton, South Dakota, has named Cody Schilling the ninth head men’s basketball coach in the program’s history. Schilling brings unique experience to MMC from working with basketball players across the region through a variety of high-impact roles, including coach, trainer and administrator. “We could not be more pleased Cody is joining the Mount…

Smith Excited For Duke, UCLA Experience

Smith Excited For Duke, UCLA Experience

The USD men’s basketball team announced Wednesday that they would be playing at both Duke and UCLA in December. That is 2 of the most storied programs in NCAA history. It will be a chance for Craig Smith’s team to earn and grow. But it will also be a great experience says Smith. Categories: College Sports, Colleges – South Dakota,…

Big Crowd Expected For The NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championship Game

SIOUX FALLS, SD – The NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball National Championship Game is set for this Saturday at 2:00 PM. Fairmont State will take on Northwest Missouri State at the Pentagon this weekend.  The two teams are expected to bring large crowds to Sioux Falls for the big game.  The Sioux Falls Sports Authority said with Northwest Missouri State…

Craig Smith Still A Coyote

Craig Smith isn't leaving to coach Drake, stays at USD

Amidst constant rumors throughout the day Wednesday on social media that Craig Smith was leaving USD to take the head coaching job at Drake, it certainly appeared the highly successful Coyote coach might be heading to Des Moines. But to the delight of USD fans and players, it did not happen. Athletic Director David Herbster confirmed to KDLT Sports Wednesday…

Smith Excited About The NIT For USD

Coyotes play at Iowa Wednesday in NIT

VERMILLION, SD-The Coyotes of USD are excited about Wednesday night’s game at Iowa in the N-I-T. Craig Smith’s team lost a gut-wrencher to SDSU in the Summit League semifinals after leading for all but 12 seconds of the game. But they have bounced back in practice and the team has a chance to get that much better for next year….

Reactions To Dramatic SDSU Win Over USD

Emotions were dramatically different after SDSU's comeback win over USD

Michael Orris was the happiest Jackrabbit Monday night when he hit the game-winner with 1.4 seconds left to beat USD and help his team advance to the title game Tuesday night. Afterall, a spot in the NCAA was on the line and it’s something he’s dreamed about since he was a kid. As for Matt Mooney of the Coyotes who…

Orris Sparks Huge Comeback By SDSU Men

Jacks make huge comeback to beat USD after trailing by 16 in first half

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – No. 4 seed South Dakota State gave a nod to last season’s Cardiac Jacks in the 2017 Summit League Tournament semifinals Monday night, knocking off top-seeded South Dakota, 74-71 in front of a tournament-record 11,235 fans at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. SDSU (17-16) faced a 16-point deficit early in the first but didn’t panic and…