Men’s College Basketball

Coyotes Break Bison

USD Wins 76-66 For First Victory In Fargo Since 2002

FARGO, N.D.—Matt Mooney scored a game-high 26 points and Tyler Flack added 17 more in leading the Coyotes to a 76-66 win against first-place North Dakota State Saturday inside the Scheels Center.   It was the first win for the Coyotes (16-10, 7-4 Summit) in Fargo since 2002, ending a string of eight losses there. The Bison (15-8, 7-3) lost…

Daum & Howell Help Rabbits Overcome Oral Roberts

State Rallies From 15 Down To Win 74-67

It was a tale of two halves for the South Dakota State men’s basketball team in a 74-67 double-digit comeback win over Oral Roberts Saturday afternoon at Frost Arena. Playing in front of 3,917 fans for the 2017 Lamb Bonanza, the Jackrabbits shook off a rocky start and outscored the Golden Eagles by 22 over the final 13 minutes to…

Wolves Whip Winona For 6th Straight Win

Northern State Picks Up 85-58 Victory

Aberdeen, S.D. – The Northern State University men’s basketball team sealed the I Hate Winter weekend sweep with an 85-58 victory over Winona State on Saturday. With the win, the Wolves improve to 18-6 overall and 13-4 in league action.   The two teams traded the lead through the opening minutes of action, however the Wolves took the lead at…

Augustana’s Big Second Half Busts Bemidji

Viking Men Win 78-60

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Augustana University men’s basketball out-scored Bemidji State 46-26 in the second half on its way to a 78-60 win over Bemidji State University (9-14, 7-11 NSIC) in front of 2,844 fans at the Sioux Falls Arena on Saturday night. Augustana (17-7, 12-6 NSIC) had two players put up 20-plus points, led by Adam Beyer who finished…

Augie Sweeps Crookston At SF Arena

Vikings men and women beat Minnesota Crookston in hoops

Men’s re-cap SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Mike Busack recorded his third double-double of the season finishing with 15 points and a career-high 14 rebounds to lead Augustana University men’s basketball to an 87-68 win over the University of Minnesota Crookston (7-16, 3-14 NSIC) in front of 2,751 fans at the Sioux Falls Arena on Friday night. Busack was one of…

A DWU Sweep At The Corn Palace

Tiger men and women victorious against Mount Marty at the Palace

The DWU women improved to 20-4 (11-4) Wednesday night at the Corn Palace in Mitchell with a 73-51 win over Mount Marty. Rylie Osthus led a balanced attack with 16 points, Erica Herrold added 13. In the men’s game the Tigers were 74-58 winners as GPAC Player of the Week Ty Hoglund led the way with 22 points and teammate…

Dakota State Dunks Mount Marty

Trojans Pick Up 78-53 Road Win

YANKTON, S.D.  —  Using a 15-0 run at the end of the first half, the Dakota State Trojans cruised to a 78-53 win at Mount Marty on Sunday afternoon in mens’ college basketball action in Yankton. DSU’s Kyle Kilgore led all scorers with 17 points and pulled down 11 rebounds.  Justin Folkers and Brendon Boomsma each added 12 points. OJ…

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…

Jackrabbit Men End Road Woes With Win At Omaha

State Avenges Loss At Frost With 88-84 Victory

OMAHA, Neb. — South Dakota State led for over 30 minutes and survived a wild finish to secure its first conference road win, taking down Omaha 88-84 on Saturday night. Playing in front of 3,038 fans with a strong contigent of Jackrabbit followers at Baxter Arena, SDSU (10-14, 3-6 Summit League) moved into a three-way tie for seventh in the…

Moorhead Men Hammer Sioux Falls

USF Falls 84-59

SIOUX FALLS – The University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (13-11, 9-7 NSIC) suffered through a tough offensive night in falling to NSIC co-leader and #21 Minnesota State Moorhead (18-4, 13-3 NSIC), 84-59 on Saturday at the Stewart Center. The Cougars had three players score in double digits, including junior guard Zach Wessels with 11 points, nine rebounds and…

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…

9th Ranked Tiger Men Buck The Broncos

Dakota Wesleyan Wins 84-79

MITCHELL, S.D. – When the No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team needed a basket, freshman Ty Hoglund (Dell Rapids, S.D.) was there to answer the call. With 11:27 to play in the first half, Hoglund had accounted for 10 of the Tigers’ 20 points after making one of many layups as the Tigers went on to defeat Hastings…

Tiger Men Roar At Morningside

DWU men ride hot hand to beat Morningside 101-72

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – It was a career night for freshman Nate Davis (Watertown, S.D.) as he went on to record 25 points, helping the No. 9 Dakota Wesleyan University men’s basketball team defeat Morningside College 101-72 in a Great Plains Athletic Conference game Thursday night in Sioux City, Iowa. The Tigers (19-5, 10-2 GPAC) came storming out of the…

Heiser The Hero For Trojans

Tanner Heiser Hit Two Huge Shots For Dakota State Saturday Night

Tanner Heiser was a hero for the Dakota State Trojans on Saturday night. He hit the game-winning jumper with eight tenths of a second left in overtime to lead the Trojans over Presentation. Heiser also hit a three with eleven seconds left in regulation to get the game to overtime. His heroics lifted Dakota State to their sixth win in…

Jacks Grab Big Conference Wins At Home

Daum Dominates For Mens', Womens' Continue Undefeated 2017

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits Mens’ Basketball team was on a four game losing streak heading into Saturday’s game versus Fort Wayne. Mike Daum, however, had had enough of that. The Jacks star finished with ten three-pointers on his way to a career high 42 points. His efforts Saturday also helped him cross the 1,000 career point mark. Daum said…

Daum-inating Performance Leads SDSU

Career Night For Mike Daum Leads Jacks Over Ft. Wayne

BROOKINGS, S.D.–Madison Guebert, Ellie Thompson and Kerri Young combined for 52 points to lead the South Dakota State University women’s basketball team to a 73-58 win over Western Illinois Saturday in The Summit League action in front of 2,305 fans at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits improved to 16-4 overall and 7-1 in league play. Western Illinois is now 15-5 and…

Coo Cruise At Home

USF Head Coach Chris Johnson Ties All-Time Mark

SIOUX FALLS – A sizzling offensive display by the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (13-9, 9-5 NSIC) led to a 93-70 victory over Concordia-St. Paul (4-17, 1-13, NSIC) on Saturday night at the Stewart Center. The victory was USF head coach Chris Johnson’s 154th (154-114) career win, which tied him with Shane Murphy for the all-time wins lead…

Mooney’s Bounce Back Helps Coyotes Top Fort Wayne

30 Points & Key Free Throws Late In Win

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  The biggest win of South Dakota’s basketball season may have given sophomore guard Matt Mooney the biggest lift of his young college basketball career. Trailing by as many as 12, the Coyotes rallied past preseason Summit League Favorite Fort Wayne 66-63 yesterday at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.  The star of the day was Mooney, who scored…