Summit League

SUMMIT QUARTERFINALS: Fort Wayne Men Shoot Down USD

Coyotes Lose 96-70

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  For the first time since 2010 there will not be a men’s basketball team from the state of South Dakota playing in the Summit League Tournament semifinals. A white-hot shooting performance and triple-double from John Konchar led the Purdue-Fort Wayne Mastodons to a 96-70 Summit League Tournament Quarterfinal win over South Dakota on Sunday night in…

SUMMIT LEAGUE TOURNAMENT-Stopping Konchar Key For Hot Coyote Men

USD Faces Fort Wayne In Quarterfinals At 8:30

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Summit League Tournament started with perhaps the biggest upset in it’s history last night when 8th seeded Western Illinois stunned top seed South Dakota State. Tonight the Coyote men would like to end the quarterfinals with another upset. The 6th seeded Coyotes face third seed Fort Wayne tonight at 8:30.  The two teams split in…

SUMMIT LEAGUE TOURNAMENT-Fast Start Sets Tone For SDSU In Quartefinal Win

Jackrabbit Women Get Oral Roberts In Semifinals Tomorrow At Noon

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  — Unlike their men’s team, the Jackrabbit women didn’t give 8th seeded Fort Wayne any room for hope in their Summit League Tournament Quarterfinal. The Jacks outscored the Dons 28-9 in the first quarter and never looking back thanks to a defensive effort that forced 15 turnovers, winning 88-50. SDSU will play Oral Roberts in the semifinals…

SUMMIT LEAGUE TOURNAMENT-Coyotes Selfless Play Highlights Win Over NDSU

USD Faces UND In Semifinals

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The USD wpmen’s basketball team  rolled past North Dakota State 74-51 in the Summit League Quarterfinals by displaying the selflessness that has been their trademark. They shared the ball well with four players scoring in double figures and a total of 17 assists while playing tenacious defense, at one point holding the Bison to just six…

SUMMIT LEAGUE TOURNAMENT-Western Illinois Finally Seals Upset Of Top Seed By Stunning SDSU

Jackrabbits Will Settle For NIT

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  The Summit League men’s tournament has been turned on it’s head by the 79-76 stunner that Western Illinois pulled out last night over three-time defending tournament champion SDSU. A terrible first half that saw the Jacks shoot just 37 percent, including 2-9 from three, put them down ten.  They’d trail by as many as 13 before…

SUMMIT QUARTERFINALS: Western Illinois Stuns & Dethrones Three-Time Defending Champion Jackrabbit Men

SDSU Becomes First #1 Seed To Lose To #8 In 79-76 Defeat

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Top-seeded South Dakota State saw its comeback efforts fall just short Saturday at the Summit League Championships, falling 79-76 to No. 8 seed Western Illinois at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. Down 38-28 at half, the Jackrabbits traded buckets with the Leathernecks throughout the second half until a 5-0 spurt with just over two minutes left…

SUMMIT QUARTERFINALS: USD Has No Problem With NDSU

Coyotes Roll 74-51

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—South Dakota rolled to a 74-51 quarterfinal victory over North Dakota State in the Summit League Tournament opener on Saturday inside the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center.   South Dakota (27-4) will face the winner of the No. 3 Denver vs. No. 6 North Dakota matchup slated for 2:30 p.m. Sunday.   Four Coyotes scored in double-figures against the…

Regular Season Summit Titles Add To Emotional Senior Day For SDSU Basketball

Jacks Sweep Western Illinois

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The SDSU men and women are the defending Summit League Tournament champs, and yesterday each claimed the regular season title and top seed with victories over Western Illinois. The women won 100-62 followed by the men taking an 86-66 victory. It’s a fitting Frost Arena finale for two of the greatest senior classes in SDSU hoops history,…

Coyote Hoops Head Into Summit League Tournament With Momentum

USD Sweeps UND On Senior Day

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  It was also a happy senior day in Vermillion that promises good things to come in the Summit League Tournament. The 25th ranked Coyote women crushed North Dakota 87-54 behind 18 points from lone senior Allison Arens, and the men followed that up with a 78-63 victory over UND. Last year we got a Super Championship Tuesday…

Daum is Summit Player of Week for 8th time this season!

Daum is Summit Player of Week for 8th time this season!

SIOUX FALLS – South Dakota State’s Mike Daum was announced Monday as the Summit League’s Player of the Week, earning the award for the eighth time this season. Daum opened the week with a monster 38-point, 20-rebound double-double in the Jackrabbits’ victory over Purdue Fort Wayne Thursday, becoming just the third player in the last 20 years to have multiple…

Growth For Coyote Men Despite Another Frustrating Loss To SDSU

USD Sees Two Game Win Streak Snapped

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Though the result was more of the same in a frustrating season, the South Dakota men’s basketball team still saw plenty of reasons for optimism in their 94-89 loss at SDSU on Saturday. They’re certainly playing better with wins in two of their last three, and had one of their best offensive games yesterday by shooting 43…

SDSU Women Upend #23 USD In Another Overtime Thriller

Jacks Take Control Of Summit League Lead With 82-78 Win

The win streak is now 12 for the South Dakota State women’s basketball team after it rallied to defeat No. 23/23 South Dakota 82-78 Sunday afternoon in front of 2,557 fans at Frost Arena in Summit League action. The Jackrabbits, now 22-6 and 14-1 in league play, trailed by as many as 13 points in the second half before mounting…

MR. 3,000! Perfect Timing For Mike Daum To Make NCAA History

3,000th Career Point Pushes SDSU Past Arch Rival USD

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Mike Daum became the tenth player in Division One college basketball to reach 3,000 career points yesterday. And he couldn’t have picked a better time or team to do it against. Down as many as 16 against arch rival USD, South Dakota State came from behind and went ahead for good on Daum’s historic hoop with less…

USD’s Anderson Sets High Jump Record & SDSU Men Take Summit Indoor Track Title

Jacks Win First Indoor Championship

BROOKINGS, S.D. –For the 12th-straight indoor track and field season, the North Dakota State women took home the Summit League Indoor Championship title, while the South Dakota State men captured their first-ever Summit League crown inside of the Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex.   Final Standings The Bison women earned their 12th indoor crown with 214.5 total points with South Dakota runner-up…

SDSU’s Mitch Raihle Wins 3M Summit League Diving Championship

Denver Takes Team Titles

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – For the sixth consecutive year it’s the University of Denver that stands atop the podium of the Summit League Swimming and Diving Championships presented by U.S. Air Force Special Operations. The Pioneer men won their title with a team score of 1,074.5 while the women won with a Summit League record team score of 1,183.   South…

Plitzuweit Happy With Recognition for Summit League

Plitzuweit Happy With Recognition for Summit League

VERMILLION, SD… The USD women jumped up to 23rd in the Division One polls this week with a 23-3 record and they face a huge week with Denver Thursday (only Summit loss to Pioneers) and then the big showdown at Frost Arena Sunday with 1st place in the regular season at stake against SDSU. It certainly appears that this is…

Coyote Men Get Big Win on Road at North Dakota

Coyote Men Get Big Win on Road at North Dakota

GRAND FORKS, N.D. – The South Dakota men’s basketball team built a lead as large as 17 points and held off a North Dakota comeback attempt in a 70-56 win inside Betty Englestad Sioux Center Wednesday night. Using a balanced scoring attack, juniors Triston Simpson and Brandon Armstrong totaled 13 points each while sophomore Stanley Umude tallied 12 points. The…

Flatten, Jenkins Lead Jackrabbits Past Pioneers

Flatten, Jenkins Lead Jackrabbits Past Pioneers

BROOKINGS, SD….South Dakota State men’s basketball picked up a 78-66 victory over Denver Thursday night at Frost Arena, improving to 13-6 on the season and 3-1 in Summit League play. The Jackrabbits shot 53.3 percent from the field and buried 11-of-25 (44 percent) from deep to go with a 19-of-23 effort at the charity stripe. David Jenkins led all scorers…

Miller and Selland Power SDSU Past Denver

Miller and Selland Power SDSU Past Denver

BROOKINGS, SD…The South Dakota State women’s basketball team had three players score in double figures as the Jackrabbits recorded a 76-59 win over Denver Wednesday night in Summit League action in front of 1,828 fans at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits, now 11-6 and 3-1, were led by Macy Miller and Myah Selland as each scored 18 points. Selland added 11…

Coyote Women Outlast Jackrabbits In Double Overtime Thriller

USD Wins 101-95

VERMILLION, S.D.—It was a thriller to remember as South Dakota triumphed over South Dakota State 105-98 in double-overtime Sunday afternoon inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center in front of a capacity crowd of 6,004.   Three Coyotes surpassed 20 points in the game, marking a first in South Dakota program history for the feat to be accomplished. Junior guard Ciara…