Sioux Falls Cougars

USF Alum Trey Pipkins Signs With Chargers

3rd Round Pick Inks Rookie Deal

LOS ANGELES, CA  —  USF alum Trey Pipkins is officially a Los Angeles Charger. After being taken in the third round with the 91st overall pick in this year’s draft, Pipkens and Los Angeles agreed to terms on his rookie deal.  He’s expected to make $3.4 million over the next four years with a signing bonus of just under $900,000…

David Maxwell Leaves Roosevelt To Return To USF

Former Cougar To Join The Staff Of His Former Head Coach Chris Johnson

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  — The Roosevelt High School head coaching job used to be the crown jewel of South Dakota girls’ prep basketball, especially during their run of 111 consecutive wins and five state championships from 1997 through 2002. 17 years later the program will be on it’s fourth coach in seven seasons. David Maxwell resigned as the Rough Riders…

Basketball Mentality Helped Pipkins Convert To Tackle At USF

Former Cougar Drafted In Third Round By Chargers

LOS ANGELES, CA  —   Trey Pipkins certainly looks the part of an All-American offensive tackle at the University of Sioux Falls and third round NFL Draft choice by the Los Angeles Chargers. It wasn’t always that way. With a mom who played basketball at the University of Iowa, Pipkins was more of a basketball prospect at Apple Valley, Minnesota and…

Pipkins Thrilled To Go From Sioux Falls Cougars To Los Angeles Chargers

Third Round Pick Introduced

LOS ANGELES, CA  —  Trey Pipkins wasn’t a highly coveted recruit when he came to Sioux Falls five years ago. Making it ironic that he would be a prize commodity in this year’s NFL Draft when the Los Angeles Chargers had their chance to pick him last night. It was quite a night for the USF alum who actually learned…

Veteran Sioux Falls Team Wraps Up Spring Ball

Spring Game For Cougars

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.– Running back Landon Freeman rushed for 92 yards and two touchdowns to help the University of Sioux Falls Offense edge the USF Defense, 17-12, in the annual spring game on a cool Saturday at Bob Young Field. “I was really pleased with how we performed on both sides of the ball today,” said USF Head Football Coach…

Los Angeles Chargers Draft USF Alum Trey Pipkins In Third Round

Taken With 91st Overall Pick In Draft

NASHVILLE, TENN. — Trey Pipkins, a five-time All-American offensive tackle from the University of Sioux Falls, has been selected in the third round of the NFL Draft by the Los Angeles Chargers. Pipkins becomes the first-ever USF position player and second overall drafted into the NFL. Pipkins was chose with the 27th pick of the third round and 91st selection…

NSIC TOURNAMENT: Northern State Men Outlast Sioux Falls In Quarterfinals

Wolves End Cougars Season With 79-76 Win

Sioux Falls, S.D. – The Northern State University men’s basketball team advanced to the semifinal round of the NSIC/Sanford Health Basketball Tournament, following a 79-76 victory over the University of Sioux Falls on Sunday. The Wolves improve to 24-6 overall this season, with their second postseason victory of the year.   Northern trailed by six with 4:41 to play in…

NSIC TOURNAMENT-Sioux Falls Women Whip Wayne State

Cougars Win 103-76 In Quarterfinal Play

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Winning in the NSIC Tourney is commonplace for the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team. With five players scoring in double-digits, USF (23-7) secured a school-record 10th straight victory by rolling past Wayne State (15-15), 103-67 in the quarterfinals of the NSIC Tourney at the Sanford Pentagon on Saturday afternoon. With its familiar place in…

Trey Pipkins Becomes First USF Cougar To Participate In NFL Draft Combine

All-American Offensive Lineman Hoping To Prove Himself To NFL Scouts

INDIANAPOLIS, IND  —  Trey Pipkins proved himself to be an all-american offensive lineman during his brilliant four year career at Sioux Falls. Today he’s trying to show that he can translate that in the NFL. The 6’7” USF alum was at the NFL Draft Combine in Indianapolis today working out as one of the top offensive line prospects in the…

NSIC Basketball Tournament Quarterfinal Previews

Tournament Shifts To Pentagon Tomorrow

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The NSIC Basketball tournament shifts to the Sanford Pentagon tomorrow for quarterfinal play with a bevy of local teams still alive. Perhaps the most intriguing matchup of the weekend comes at high noon on Sunday when the top seeded Northern State men face Sioux Falls. At 23-6 and 3rd in the central region rankings, the defending National…

FEBRUARY MADNESS! Trio Of Fantastic Finishes Deliver Wins For USF, Tea & Groton

Three Wild Endings In 24 Hours

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Though the calendar still says February, we certainly are getting a March Madness feel this week thanks to a trio of fantastic finishes that all went down in the span of 24 hours. Click on the video viewer to see the dramatic endings to USF’s 77-74 win over MSU-Moorhead in women’s basketball and the buzzer beating boy’s…

Goodhope Is Good In The Clutch To Deliver Win For USF At Moorhead

Coo Win 77-74

MOORHEAD, Minn. – Anna Goodhope hit a three-point shot with two seconds left to lift the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (17-7, 12-6 NSIC) to a dramatic come-from-behind 77-74 win over North Division leader Minnesota State Moorhead (19-5, 15-3 NSIC) on Saturday at Nemzek Fieldhouse. With the victory, the Cougars picked up their fourth consecutive win and sit…

Sioux Falls Staves Off Crookston

USF Men Win 82-74

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – The University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (15-7, 10-6 NSIC) received 27 points from Drew Guebert, a career-high 15 from Devin Greenand 13 from Trevon Evans to turn back Minnesota Crookston (13-12, 8-10 NSIC), 82-74 on Saturday night in Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference cross-divisional play at the Stewart Center. With the victory, the Cougars moved into sole possession of…

Coo Women Crush Crookston

USF Wins 80-47

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – With a second straight shutdown defensive effort matched by an efficient and effective offense, the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (15-7, 10-6 NSIC) rolled to an 80-47 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference cross-divisional decision over Minnesota Crookston (10-12, 5-11 NSIC) on Saturday at the Stewart Center. The Cougars, which have won 4-of-5 games and improved…

USF Men Stunned By Minot While Women Snap Losing Streak

Cougar Men Fall 75-70 But Women Win 59-54

MEN’S RECAP SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Despite 32 points from Trevon Evans and 20 by Drew Guebert, the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (13-5, 8-4 NSIC) had a five-game winning streak end in a 75-70 Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference cross-division loss to Minot State (7-13, 3-9 NSIC) at the Stewart Center on Saturday night.   With the setback,…

Sioux Falls & Mary Split Basketball Doubleheader

USF Men Win 77-72, Women Lose 70-63

MEN’S RECAP SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Senior guard Trevon Evans scored 26 points to lead the University of Sioux Falls Men’s Basketball Team (13-4, 8-3 NSIC) to a fifth consecutive victory with a 77-72 victory over U-Mary (7-10, 4-7 NSIC) in a Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference cross-divisional matchup at the Stewart Center. With the victory, the Cougars improved to 13-4…

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…

USF Alum Kalen DeBoer Reportedly Heading To Indiana

Will Become Hoosiers Offensive Coordinator

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Kalen DeBoer’s rise from NAIA national championship coach at Sioux Falls to coveted assistant coach in the FBS is set to reportedly continue in the Big Ten. Indiana has reportedly hired the USF alum to be their offensive coordinator.  De Boer has been a rising star since leaving USF in 2009.  As OC at Fresno State…

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…

Sioux Falls Hands Augustana Women Second Straight Loss

Cougars Win 65-60

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Kaely Hummel scored 18 points and Andi Mataloni added 12, including a trio of three pointers, to lift the University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (10-4, 5-3 NSIC) to a 65-60 win over city rival Augustana (14-3, 6-2 NSIC) before a packed Stewart Center on Saturday afternoon. With the win, USF recorded a second straight…