South Dakota State Jackrabbits

Jackrabbits Lament Season Of Missed Opportunities

Injuries & Turnovers Prove Too Much For Jackrabbits

BROOKINGS, S.D.  — In a season where the Jackrabbits lost their starting quarterback and starting running-back, in J’Bore Gibbs and Pierre Strong. You could say that the uncontrollable controlled the Jacks season. “I think it created some adversity and I think that is one of the neatest things about sports. Different than other activities is you face adversity and you have…

FCS PLAYOFFS: Northern Iowa Wins Rematch & Ends SDSU’s Season

Jacks Suffer First Ever Home Playoff Loss 13-10

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Northern Iowa scored the final 13 points of the game, including the game-winning 18-yard field goal by Matthew Cook with 2 minutes, 10 seconds remaining, as the Panthers knocked off seventh-seeded South Dakota State, 13-10, in second-round action of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs Saturday afternoon at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. UNI improved to 10-4 overall and…

SDSU Men Drop Battle At Montana State

Late Run Pushes Bobcats Past Jacks 77-70

BOZEMAN, Mont. — South Dakota State men’s basketball dropped a hard-fought contest Thursday night at Montana State, 77-70. The Jackrabbits (6-4) shot 41.9 as a team in front of 4,877 fans, led by four double figure scorers. Douglas Wilson paced the team with 16 points and nine rebounds, while Tray Buchanan matched his career-high with 15 points, hitting 5-of-6 at…

SDSU Hopes For Good Weather & Crowd At Playoff Opener

Jacks Face Northern Iowa In 2nd Round Tomorrow At 1 PM

BROOKINGS, S.D.  — The Jackrabbit football team begins what they hope is a run to the FCS National Championship in less than 24 hours when they host Northern Iowa in the second round as SDSU hosts a playoff game for the sixth time in program history. Much like the regular season, attendance has been an issue during the postseason as the…

Cutting Down On Turnovers Key To An SDSU Playoff Run

12 Of 21 SDSU Turnovers This Season Came In Four Losses

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Perhaps the most surprising and controversial part of this year’s FCS Playoff bracket was South Dakota State getting a seed and bye instead of Northern Iowa. Next week these two will settle it on the field. The Panthers defeated San Diego 17-3 to advance to the second round and a return trip to Brookings where the Jackrabbits…

Florida Gulf Coast Stuns SDSU In Cancun Challenge Finale

Jacks Fall On Late Layup 71-70

CANCUN, MEX  —   South Dakota State women’s basketball dropped a heartbreaker against Florida Gulf Coast in the final game of the Cancun Challenge on Saturday, as the Jacks fell 71-70 in the final seconds to snap a five-game winning streak. SDSU fell to 5-3 and went 2-1 in the Cancun Challenge, while FGCU improved to 8-1 and finished the Cancun…

Hoosiers Too Much For Jackrabbits

SDSU Falls At Indiana 64-50

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — South Dakota State men’s basketball tested Indiana Saturday afternoon at Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, but fell 64-50 in a road battle. The Jackrabbits are now 6-4 on the season, shooting 33.6 percent in the game with six 3-pointers while holding the Hoosiers to a season-low in points and field goal percentage (41.4). Tray Buchanan paced the Jackrabbit…

Jackrabbits Notch 1,000th Program Win With Victory Over Notre Dame

SDSU Wins 65-59 In Cancun

CANCUN, MEXICO  —  The South Dakota State women’s basketball team captured its 1,000th program win on Friday as it defeated Notre Dame 65-59 in its second game of the Cancun Challenge at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in Cancun, Mexico. The Jackrabbits improved to 5-2 on the season while Notre Dame fell to 4-4. In UND’s first game of…

Jackrabbits Hope To Heal Up During Bye Week

SDSU Could Get Top RB's Back For Playoff Run

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The Jackrabbit football team is thankful that they can rest during the opening weekend of the FCS Playoffs. That’s partly because South Dakota State really needed the bye week to get healthy for their playoff push.  Though it’s unlikely starting quarterback J’Bore Gibbs will return, there’s hope that the extra time off will help allow running backs…

Fourth Quarter Feast Helps Jackrabbit Women Upset 20th Ranked South Florida

23-10 Surge Helps SDSU Prevail 61-50 In Cancun

CANCUN, MEXICO  —  The South Dakota State women’s basketball team defeated No. 21/20-ranked South Florida on Thursday in the initial game of the Cancun Challenge at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in Cancun, Mexico. The Jackrabbits advanced to 4-2 on the season as USF fell to 5-2. “I thought we played a really clean first half. We missed a…

Jackrabbit Men Look For Continued Growth Heading Into Road Trip

Jacks Head Into Three Game Road Swing Off Of 86-77 Win Over Samford

  BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State improved to a perfect 5-0 in the friendly confines of Frost Arena last night with an 86-77 victory over Samford.  Douglas Wilson led the way with a double-double, 30 points and ten rebounds, with Tea’s Noah Friedel also adding a career-high 20 points. At 6-3 overall the Jacks will get another test on…

GRIDIRON GREATNESS: 2019 State-U Football

Celebrating The Best Of The South Dakota Showdown!

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  For the first time in 19 years the South Dakota Coyotes have beaten their arch rival from Brookings, the South Dakota State Jackrabbits, in a classic 24-21 rivalry game.  We celebrate some of the best sights, sounds and moments from this year’s South Dakota Showdown with a special edition of Gridiron Greatness! Categories: College Sports, Colleges –…

Despite Late Season Stumbles SDSU Still Gets Seed & Bye Into FCS Playoffs

Jacks Are 7th Seed And Will Get Winner Of UNI/San Diego Game

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Yesterday’s stunning 24-21 loss at South Dakota not only ended South Dakota State’s ten game series winning streak against their arch rivals, it also seemed to destroy any hope they had of getting a top eight seed and bye week into the second round of the FCS Playoffs. With that in mind, the Jackrabbits gathered at Dana J…

South Dakota State Men Slam Mississippi Valley State

SDSU Wins 84-54

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  South Dakota State men’s basketball opened the game with eight unanswered and never looked back Sunday afternoon in Frost Arena, rolling to an 84-54 victory over Mississippi Valley State on Epilepsy Awareness Day. The Jackrabbits improved to 5-3 with the win, shooting 56.9 percent for the game with four double-figure scorers. Matt Dentlinger led the offensive attack,…

Jackrabbit Women Whip Wyoming

SDSU Wins 67-40

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The South Dakota State women’s basketball team defeated Wyoming 67-40 on Saturday night at Frost Arena to advance to 3-2 on the season. Myah Selland led all scorers with 16 points. Tori Nelson recorded eight points and a career-best five rebounds. The pair of Rylie Cascio Jensen and Paiton Burckhard turned in seven points apiece, while Burckhard…

COYOTE STATE! USD Wins Thriller To Defeat SDSU For First Time In 19 Years

Coyotes Snap Jackrabbits Ten Game Series Win Streak With Dramatic 24-21 Win

  FOR THE COMPLETE POST GAME PRESS CONFERENCES FROM BOTH TEAMS SCROLL DOWN PAST THE GAME RECAP STORY VERMILLION, S.D.—Coyote fans can finally exhale.   South Dakota’s defense stopped three South Dakota State drives in the fourth quarter to preserve a three-point lead and upended the Jackrabbits 24-21 on Senior Day inside the DakotaDome.   It was the first win…

STATE-U FOOTBALL: Can Coyotes Halt Jackrabbits Ten Game Win Streak?

USD & SDSU Kickoff In Vermillion Tomorrow At 2 PM

VERMILLION & BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The last time South Dakota beat South Dakota State on the gridiron the majority of the freshman and sophomores who will play in this year’s game had yet to even be born. Including a break in the series when the teams were in different divisions, the Jacks have beaten their in-state rivals ten consecutive times…

Jackrabbits Give 14th Ranked Arizona A Battle

State Leads At Half Before Falling 71-64

TUCSON, Ariz. — South Dakota State men’s basketball went toe-to-toe with No. 14 Arizona Thursday night at the McKale Center, but ultimately fell 71-64 to the Wildcats. The Jackrabbits (4-3) led for over 20 minutes of game action and shot 46.8 percent as a team, but Arizona outscored SDSU by 10 in the second half to defend home court. “We’re…

SDSU Smothers Fourth Ranked Northern Iowa

Jacks Win Home Finale 38-7

BROOKINGS, S.D. – South Dakota State turned in its most complete performance of the season, putting together a big second half in defeating Northern Iowa, 38-7, in a top-10 showdown between Missouri Valley Football Conference rivals Saturday afternoon at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. The Jackrabbits, ranked eighth in the STATS FCS media poll and ninth by the Football Championship Subdivision…

Young Jackrabbits Come Up Clutch In Wild Finish At Bakersfield

SDSU Wins First Road Game 93-91

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. – Sounds Dakota State men’s basketball opened its first road trip of the season in wild fashion Saturday night, topping CSU Bakersfield in double-overtime, 93-91. Down three with the clock winding down in regulation, Baylor Scheierman buried a 3-pointer to force overtime, then sank three more over the next 10 minutes of extra time to help the Jackrabbits…