SDSU Jackrabbits

SOUND: Jacks WBB Face Tough Challenge with #7 Oregon

BROOKINGS, S.D. — For the first time in school history, the South Dakota State women’s basketball team will host its second consecutive ranked team when it plays No. 7 Oregon the friendly confines of Frost Arena Wednesday at 7 p.m. The Jacks (6-3) won their third consecutive game with an 80-71 victory over then-No. 21 Drake Dec. 8. Madison Guebert…

Stiegelmeier signs Five-Year Extension with SDSU

  BROOKINGS, S.D. — South Dakota State University and head football coach John Stiegelmeier have agreed to terms on a five-year contract extension that will keep the longtime Jackrabbit mentor on the sidelines through the 2023 season. “John has done an incredible job in building the Jackrabbit football program into one of the best in the Football Championship Subdivision year in and year…

HIGHLIGHTS: Jacks Post 90 1st Half Points, Cruise by Savannah St.

BROOKINGS, S.D. — South Dakota State is in its 116th season of men’s basketball, and on Tuesday night accomplished something it had never done, scoring 139 points in a dominant victory over Savannah State at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits (9-3) broke team records in points, points in a half (90) and 3-pointers (23) in the 139-72 win with a quartet of…

SDSU’s Cade Johnson Making History with TD Receptions

BROOKINGS, S.D. —  As the Jacks try to make a historic run in the FCS playoffs Wide Receiver Cade Johnson could also make history.   Johnson recorded his 16th TD reception of the season in the winter wonderland game against Duquesne  on Saturday. That receptions ties the Jackrabbit single-season record set by Jake Wieneke in 2014 and matched in both 2016 and…

SDSU’s Taryn Christion in New York for Campbell Award Ceremony

NEW YORK, N.Y. — South Dakota State quarterback Taryn Christion will take part in the Campbell Trophy presentation this evening in New York City. The award went to Clemson’s All-American defensive lineman Christian Wilkins. Christion was among 14 other finalists including NDSU’s Easton Shick. The trophy is awarded to a college football player with the best combination of academics, community service,…

Jenkins’ 35 Points Can’t Lift Jacks Past Mike Miller’s Memphis Tigers

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — South Dakota State saw its four-game winning streak come to an end Tuesday against the Memphis Tigers, falling 88-80 at FedExForum in front of 13,583 fans. The Jackrabbits dropped to 7-3 with the loss as a late rally fell short against the Tigers (4-4). David Jenkins led the way with a career-high in scoring, hitting eight 3-pointers…

Jacks Roll Green Bay as Miller Leads Way With 21 Points

Jacks Roll Green Bay as Miller Leads Way With 21 Points

BROOKINGS, SD…The South Dakota State women’s basketball team opened Thursday night’s game against Green Bay with a 15-0 run and never looked back, recording a 77-47 win over the Phoenix in front of 1,782 fans at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits, now 4-3, were led by Macy Miller’s game-high 21 points. She scored 17 of those points in the second half….

Dauminating win for SDSU Men over UMKC

Dauminating win for SDSU Men over UMKC

BROOKINGS, SD…South Dakota State men’s basketball never trailed and used four double figure scorers to roll past Kansas City Wednesday night, 75-47. The Jackrabbits improved to 6-2 with the victory and have now won a nation-best 24 straight inside Frost Arena. Mike Daum led the way with 26 points and 18 rebounds, one board shy of his career-high. Alex Arians…

Jacks Hoping for Another Strong Effort in Cold on Saturday

Jacks Hoping for Another Strong Effort in Cold on Saturday

BROOKINGS, SD… It wasn’t exactly ideal conditions when the SDSU football finished up the regular season by beating USD at Brookings. But clearly the cold and snow didn’t bother red-shirt freshman Pierre Strong who ripped off 2 long touchdown runs despite the fact that he was having a tough time feeling his feet and his fingers. The Jacks are hoping…

SDSU’s Brandon Snyder Thankful for Second Chance On and Off Field

BROOKINGS, S.D. —  On this Thanksgiving, SDSU’s Brandon Snyder is thankful to see his football career extended a bit longer in the FCS playoffs a year after it and his life were in a darker place at the University of Iowa. From the moment Brandon Snyder stepped onto SDSU’s field, it was clear he was a different kind of player….

Jenkins, Krueger Lead Jack Past Colorado State at Gulf Coast Showcase

Jenkins, Krueger Lead Jack Past Colorado State at Gulf Coast Showcase

ESTERO, Fla. – The Jackrabbit men’s basketball program claimed the Gulf Coast Showcase consolation championship Wednesday, shaking off a slow start on its way to a 78-65 victory over Colorado State. David Jenkins led South Dakota State with a career-high 32 points, hitting 13-of-23 from the field to go alongside seven rebounds and three assists. Ryan Krueger, who entered the…

Daum Breaks Scoring Record, Jacks Beat UTSA as Flatten Shines

Daum Breaks Scoring Record, Jacks Beat UTSA as Flatten Shines

ESTERO, Fla. -South Dakota State snapped a two-game skid Tuesday in dominating fashion, rolling to a 99-79 victory over UTSA on day two of the Gulf Coast Showcase. The story of the game, however, was Mike Daum becoming South Dakota State’s all-time leading scorer behind a 41-point, 10-rebound double-double. Approaching the four-minute mark of the first half, Owen King found…

Macy Miller Just Keeps Getting Better!

Macy Miller Just Keeps Getting Better!

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-For the first time this season and 10th time in her career, South Dakota State’s Macy Miller was named The Summit League Player of the Week Monday. The guard averaged a team-leading 23.0 points, 8.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 2.5 steals per game while shooting 58.0 percent from the field and was a perfect eight for eight from…

Miller Leads Jacks Past Creighton at Frost

Miller Leads Jacks Past Creighton at Frost

BROOKINGS, SD…The South Dakota State women’s basketball team opened the game on an 11-0 run and never looked back in its 74-48 win over Creighton Thursday night at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits, 3-1, led 21-15 after the first quarter and then limited Creighton to 12 points total in the second and third quarters. At one point in the third quarter,…

Miller’s 25 Leads Jacks Past Florida Gulf Coast

Miller's 25 Leads Jacks Past Florida Gulf Coast

BROOKINGS, SD…The South Dakota State women’s basketball team opened the second half with a 14-0 run and went on to win its sixth consecutive home opener with an 80-62 victory over Florida Gulf Coast Friday night in front of 1,678 fans in Frost Arena. South Dakota State, 1-1, trailed 37-36 at halftime. Macy Miller, who finished with a game-high 25…

Flatten, Daum Lead Jacks Past Alabama State

Flatten, Daum Lead Jacks Past Alabama State

BROOKINGS, SD…South Dakota State men’s basketball improved to 2-0 on the year with a 78-61 victory over Alabama State Friday evening, taking down the Hornets in front of 2,279 fans at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits, led by four double-figure scorers, shot 45.3 percent from the field and never trailed in their nation-best 22nd consecutive home victory. Mike Daum notched a…

Zenner Back with the Detroit Lions

Zenner Back with the Detroit Lions

DETROIT, MI… Former SDSU running back ZachZenner has signed back with the Detroit Lions after the team waived RB Ameer Abdullah … Zenner was waived by the Detroit Lions on Sept. 12 after he was placed on the reserve/injured list on Sept. 1 … In the pre-season he tallied nine rushing attempts for 16 yards with a long of seven…

SDSU Women Lose at Marquette

SDSU Women Lose at Marquette

MILWAUKEE, WI – The South Dakota State women’s basketball team faced a tough challenge in its season opener, losing 91-52 to No. 19/19 Marquette Tuesday afternoon in front of 2,430 fans at the Al McGuire Center. The Jackrabbits (0-1) were led by Tagyn Larson’s 10 points. Macy Miller added seven points, Madison Guebert contributed six points and Myah Selland had…