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Johnston Knows Sunday Will Be Epic Game with USD

Johnston Knows Sunday Will Be Epic Game with USD

BROOKINGS, SD… First place in the Summit League will be at stake Sunday when the Jackrabbits host the 23rd-ranked Coyotes in women’s hoops at Frost Arena. Both teams have one loss in league place with USD winning the first game in Vermillion 105-98 in double overtime. Macy Miller hit a last second “3” to send the game to overtime and…

Crazy 48 Hours for SDSU Men

Crazy 48 Hours for SDSU Men

BROOKINGS, SD… The SDSU men’s basketball team is home from a wild ride through Omaha and Fargo. The Jacks built a 16-point lead Thursday night against 2nd-place Omaha, but the Mavs made a dramatic rally and won the game 85-84 on a buzzer-beating baseline fall-away by Mitch Hahn that moved the Mavs to within a half game of the Jacks….

Jacks Fall to Bison in Wrestling at Fargo

Jacks Fall to Bison in Wrestling at Fargo

FARGO, N.D. – South Dakota State’s Zach Carlson and Henry Pohlmeyer continued their winning ways, but North Dakota State won the other eight bouts to record a 31-10 victory in a Big 12 Conference wrestling dual Friday night at Scheels Center. The Bison improved to 10-5 overall and 5-3 in the Big 12. SDSU dropped to 2-9 overall and 1-6…

Otzelberger Talks About Tough Loss at Omaha

Otzelberger Talks About Tough Loss at Omaha

OMAHA, NE… The SDSU men lost a heart breaker Thursday night in Omaha when Mitch Hahn drove the length of the court in the final 5 seconds and hit a contested fall-away jumper on the baseline for an 85-84 win for the Mavericks who closed to within a half game of the Jacks in the Summit League standings. But the…

SDSU Men Lose on Buzzer-Beater at Omaha

SDSU Men Lose on Buzzer-Beater at Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. — South Dakota State men’s basketball dropped a heartbreaker Thursday night against Omaha, as a last-second bucket snapped a nine-game winning streak for the Jackrabbits in an 85-84 setback.SDSU (20-7, 10-2 Summit League) shot 46 percent as a team and hit 17-of-34 from deep, but could not slow a Maverick squad that overcame a double-digit halftime deficit to…

Larson’s Career Night Leads Jacks Past Omaha 82-38

Larson's Career Night Leads Jacks Past Omaha 82-38

OMAHA, Nebraska—She couldn’t miss. South Dakota State junior Tagyn Larson didn’t miss a shot, going 11 for 11 from the field in a commanding 82-38 win at Omaha Wednesday night in Summit League women’s basketball action. The Jackrabbits, now 19-6 overall and 11-1 in league play, extends its win streak to nine games. Larson scored a career-high 27 points, sank a personal-best…

Jacks Head to Omaha with Great Leadership

Jacks Head to Omaha with Great Leadership

BROOKINGS, SD… The SDSU Women play at Omaha Wednesday night with a chance to re-gain the top spot in the Summit League. They are presently tied with USD, both teams owning a 10-1 record in conference play. While this game could have the making of a trap game, don’t expect for that to happen if you listen to head coach…

Brown Leaves SDSU for Abilene Christian

Brown Leaves SDSU for Abilene Christian

ABILENE, Texas — The ACU football team has hired Clint Brown as its next defensive coordinator, the school announced on Tuesday. Brown has spent the last ten seasons as an assistant coach, and the last six as defensive coordinator, at South Dakota State, which plays in the Football Championship Subdivision with ACU. In this ten seasons the Jackrabbits made the FCS…

SDSU Signs 10 on National Letter of Intent Day

SDSU Signs 10 on National Letter of Intent Day

BROOKINGS, SD…The South Dakota State University football team wrapped up its 2019 recruiting class Wednesday with the addition of 10 student-athletes, including a pair of Division I transfers. The list of newcomers joins a group of 23 others who formalized their commitments to the Jackrabbits during the first signing period of the season in December. “Our coaching staff is very…

Daum In Final 20 For Wooden Award

Daum In Final 20 For Wooden Award

LOS ANGELES – South Dakota State’s Mike Daum was among 20 student-athletes named to The John R. Wooden Late Season Watch List, announced Monday evening on ESPN2 and ESPN.com. Chosen by a poll of national college basketball experts, the list has been narrowed throughout the year from 50 in the preseason, to 25 mid-season, and now the 20-member list of…

Zenner Hopes to Continue his NFL Career

Zenner Hopes to Continue his NFL Career

SIOUX FALLS, SD… Former SDSU star running back Zach Zenner was back in Sioux Falls Monday and chatted with KDLT Sports about his career in the NFL. The 2018 season was certainly a roller coaster when he was cut after an injury only to be re-signed late in the season. And he produced for the Lions when given a chance,…

Jackrabbit Wrestlers Pin Utah Valley

Jackrabbit Wrestlers Pin Utah Valley

BROOKINGS, SD…South Dakota State opened its wrestling dual against Utah Valley with four consecutive victories and went on to defeat the Wolverines, 26-16, in Big 12 Conference action Thursday night at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits improved to 2-6 overall and 1-3 in league duals. UVU dropped to 9-9 overall and 0-3 in the Big 12. Redshirt freshman Aric Williams got…

Jackrabbit Women Roll at Denver

Jackrabbit Women Roll at Denver

DENVER-The South Dakota State women’s basketball team had three players score in double figures as the Jackrabbits recorded an 83-67 win over Denver Thursday night in Summit League action at Hamilton Gymnasium. The Jackrabbits, now 16-6 and 8-1, were led by Myah Selland, who tied her career high with 21 points. Macy Miller and Madison Guebert chipped in 14 points…

SDSU Men Win at Oral Roberts 86-80

SDSU Men Win at Oral Roberts 86-80

TULSA, Okla. — South Dakota State used a well-balanced attack Thursday night on the road, fighting off a pesky Oral Roberts team in an 86-80 victory as all five starters scored in double figures. The Jackrabbits improved to 18-6 (8-1 Summit League) with their seventh-straight win, holding off a late-charging Golden Eagle team that is now 8-16 on the season…

Otzelberger Likes How His Team is Playing

Otzelberger Likes How His Team is Playing

BROOKINGS, SD… The SDSU Men brought a 7-1 Summit League record into Thursday’s game at Oral Roberts. And head coach TJ Otzelberger really likes how much his players are contributing to the success they had had. Mike Daum is having another monster season, but the younger guys are adding a lot to the lineup in addition to David Jenkins and…

Guebert, Miller Lead Jacks Over NDSU by 53 Points

Guebert, Miller Lead Jacks Over NDSU by 53 Points

BROOKINGS, SD…. A 14-0 run midway through the first quarter helped the South Dakota State women’s basketball team pull away to an 86-33 win over North Dakota State Wednesday night in Frost Arena in Summit League play. The Jackrabbits, 14-6 and 6-1, were led by Madison Guebert’s game-high 23 points. Guebert made five 3-point field goals. Macy Miller, who moved…

Johnston Says his Jacks Are Still Improving

Johnston Says his Jacks Are Still Improving

BROOKINGS, SD… The SDSU women lost a heart breaker on January 6th in double overtime at USD and started Wednesday tied for the lead in the Summit League with the Coyotes at 5-1. With NDSU coming into Frost Arena the Jacks are looking to take over sole possession of the top spot in the conference. But what has head coach…

SDSU’s Seth Gross to Have Surgery

SDSU's Seth Gross to Have Surgery

BROOKINGS, SD… South Dakota State national champion wrestler Seth Gross took to twitter Thursday to make the announcement that he is having surgery, ending his season. He’ll have surgery next Wednesday to fix a vertebrae issue that started in high school and developed further into his collegiate career. Gross is the Jackrabbits only national champion since making the jump to…

Jacks Get Dauminating Performance in Win at UND

Jacks Get Dauminating Performance in Win at UND

GRAND FORKS, ND — The Jackrabbit men’s basketball team won a slugfest on the road Wednesday night, claiming a 78-74 victory over North Dakota at the Betty Englestad Sioux Center. South Dakota State (15-6, 5-1 Summit League) shot 48.3 percent in the game and hit seven 3-pointers, using a 15-5 advantage in second-chance points to diminish the effect of 14…