Men’s College Basketball

Tevin King Rises & Inspires At SDSU

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BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Teammates all have one description of Tevin King. “Nothing’s been given to him. He’s a dog, he takes it. He takes what he wants and that’s the approach he has every single day no matter outside of basketball, classroom, everything he does in life.” SDSU Senior Guard/Forward Skyler Flatten says. On the court you’ll see his bark…

Augustana Falls To Mankato Despite Schaefer’s Big Game

Vikings Fall 79-73

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Trailing by seven points at halftime, the Augustana men’s basketball team used a 50-point second half to spark a comeback, but ultimately came up short in a 79-73 loss to Minnesota State. Augustana moves to 13-7 (9-5 NSIC South) and Minnesota State is now 14-6 (10-4 NSIC South). The Vikings were led by a phenomenal performance from…

Big Dunks & Big Crowd Energize SDSU Men

Jacks In Sole Possession Of First In Summit After Win Over Omaha

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The road to Sioux Falls and the Summit League Tournament is getting shorter and, at the midway point of the conference schedule, the SDSU men sit alone atop the conference standings. The Jackrabbit men took over sole possesion of the first place in the Summit League yesterday, getting 33 from Mike Daum to lead the way to…

Jacks Look To Keep High Energy Heading Into Omaha Showdown

SDSU & UNO Men Tied Atop Summit Standings

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  As expected last night the SDSU men followed their women’s lead by blowing away rival North Dakota State at Frost Arena, setting up an important weekend tilt with Omaha. Led by 30 points from Mike Daum and 25 from David Jenkins Jr, the Rabbits rolled over the Bison 87-69, improving to 16-6 overall and 6-1 in Summit…

Jackrabbits Proving They Can Dominate Without Dauminating Performances

SDSU Men Hosting NDSU Tonight

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Tonight it’s the South Dakota State men’s basketball team’s turn to take on the North Dakota State Bison in a game that tips of at 7 PM at Frost Arena.  This 24 hours after the SDSU women defeated NDSU 86-33. It’s the start of a big week for the Jackrabbits that will see them pass the halfway…

Sioux Falls Men Surging Within NSIC

Cougars Eye First NCAA Tournament Trip

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The University of Sioux Falls has been quick to adapt and succeed since moving to Division Two seven years ago. The football and women’s basketball programs have each won NSIC titles and gone to the postseason, and this year the men’s basketball team thinks it might be their turn to break the playoff ice. The Cougars…

SOUND: Daum Gets Back into Rhythm Dropping 37 Pts

BROOKINGS, S.D. — South Dakota State’s Mike Daum led the way with 37 points to help the Jackrabbit men’s basketball program roll past Oral Roberts Saturday afternoon, 84-65. Playing in front of 3,680 fans at Frost Arena for the 27th annual Lamb Bonanza, SDSU improved to 14-6 and 3-1 in the Summit League with the victory. Daum paced all scorers with…

HIGHLIGHTS: Augustana Splits Doubleheader with Winona St.

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Coming off a nearly 30-point win on Friday night, the Augustana women’s basketball  completed their home sweep with a 75-65 win over Winona State on Saturday. The Vikings improve to 16-3 (7-2 NSIC) while the Warriors drop to 7-7 (5-5 NSIC).   Augustana was led by a career-high performance from Lynsey Prosser. The senior dropped…

HIGHLIGHTS: Daum 37 Pts, Selland’s 19 Pts Push Jacks Past Oral Roberts

BROOKINGS, S.D. — South Dakota State’s Mike Daum led the way with 37 points to help the Jackrabbit men’s basketball program roll past Oral Roberts Saturday afternoon, 84-65. Playing in front of 3,680 fans at Frost Arena for the 27th annual Lamb Bonanza, SDSU improved to 14-6 and 3-1 in the Summit League with the victory. Daum paced all scorers with…

HIGHLIGHTS: Augie Sweeps Upper Iowa in Doubleheader

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Ignited by a strong start, including holding Upper Iowa to just one point in the opening quarter, the Augustana women’s basketball team ran past Upper Iowa 79-45. In the win, the Vikings  improve to 15-3 (7-2 NSIC) while the Peacocks drop to 3-14 (0-9 NSIC). Making her first collegiate start Vishe’ Rabb poured in  a showout performance, dropping a…

SDSU Men Slam USD

Jackrabbits Win In Vermillion 79-61

VERMILLION, S.D. — Alex Arians put together a career day, four Jackrabbits scored in double figures and South Dakota State men’s basketball cruised to an impressive 79-61 victory Sunday afternoon at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. In front of an announced sell-out crowd of 6,014, the Jackrabbits (12-6, 2-1 Summit League) shot 46.9 percent as a team and hit 12…

Evans & Sioux Falls Shoot Down Augustana

Cougars Win 77-73 Thriller Over Viking Men

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Senior guard Trevon Evansscored a season-best 33 points and hit two clutch free throws with four seconds to left to rally the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (10-4, 5-3 NSIC) past city rival Augustana (10-4, 6-2 NSIC), 77-73, before 1,738 in a packed Stewart Center on Saturday night. “This just feels great,” said Evans, who…

Morningside Men March Past Mount Marty

Lancers Fall 94-49

SIOUX CITY, IOWA – Scoring the first 10 points as part of a 27-3 game-opening run helped National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Division II second-ranked Morningside College soar in Great Plains Athletic Conference action Saturday, Jan. 5. The Mustangs, rebounding from a midweek loss at the hands of Dakota Wesleyan University, didn’t allow many open offensive chances for the visiting…

Championship Meeting Boosts Jackrabbit & Coyote Men’s Basketball Rivalry

Both Teams 1-1 Entering Sunday Showdown

VERMILLION & BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The first State-U basketball games of the year in Sunday are officially a sellout and they also have some added intrigue after some of this week’s results. Though the three-time defending tournament champion Jackrabbit men are the odds on pick to win the Summit again, SDSU got stunned last night in Fort Wayne, falling 104-88. …

Cartwright & Augustana Beat The Buzzer And Wayne State

O'Gorman Alum Delivers In 72-71 Victory

WAYNE, Neb. — Trailing by two points with less than four seconds left, Augustana sophomore Matt Cartwright buried a 26-foot buzzer-beating three-pointer for a 72-71 win over Wayne State on Sunday. The win not only pushed the Vikings win streak to six games, but also elevated Augustana into a tie for first place in the NSIC South. Augustana moves to 9-3 (5-1 NSIC South), and…

SMSU Outlasts Sioux Falls After Quick Turnaround From Nebraska Game

Mustangs Wins 79-75

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Southwest Minnesota State picked up a big road victory on Sunday night behind a game-high 31 points from Ryan Bruggeman to defeat the University of Sioux Falls, 79-75 in NSIC men’s basketball at the Stewart Center.   The victory for SMSU avenged an earlier 94-72 loss to USF in Marshall on Dec. 1. SMSU improves to…

SMSU Falls At Nebraska To Former Coach Tim Miles

Mustangs Fall 79-38

LINCOLN, Neb. – The University of Nebraska, ranked No. 23 in the latest USA Today Coaches poll, connected on 11 3-pointers and limited Southwest Minnesota State to 30 percent shooting, to earn a 79-38 victory in men’s college basketball on Saturday afternoon at Pinnacle Bank Arena.   Today’s game was an exhibition for SMSU, while it was a regular season…

Second Half Struggles Continue In Coyotes Loss At NDSU

USD Men Drop Summit Opener 71-65

FARGO, N.D. – Despite shooting 50 percent from the field, the South Dakota men’s basketball team could not hold off North Dakota State Saturday afternoon in a 71-65 loss inside the Scheels Center. The contest, which was the Summit League opener for both schools, was played a day late due to adverse travel conditions from Winter Storm Eboni.   Stanley…