Women’s Basketball

Jacks Reflect on Being Highest Seed (6th) in School History

Jacks Reflect on Being Highest Seed (6th) in School History

BROOKINGS, SD.The South Dakota State women’s basketball team was awarded the No. 6 seed in the Portland Regional of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Championship and will face No. 11 seed Quinnipiac Saturday, announced Monday night on the ESPN Selection Show. The Jackrabbits and the Bobcats tip at 10 a.m. Central time and the game will be played in the Carrier…

Coyotes to Play Clemson as 8 Seed Friday Night

Coyotes to Play Clemson as 8 Seed Friday Night

VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota’s women’s basketball team earned a No. 8 seed and will play Clemson Friday at 7 p.m. (ET) in Starkville, Miss., in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament. The Coyotes, 28-5 overall, are the first Summit League program to receive an at large bid to the NCAA Tournament as the league is now known. Northern…

Miller Reacts to Jacks Being a 6 Seed

Miller Reacts to Jacks Being a 6 Seed

BROOKINGS, SD… The Jackrabbits of South Dakota State will be a 6 seed Saturday morning when they take the floor in Syracuse, NY. And that is the highest ever in school history as the Jacks (26-6) will take on the Quinnipiac Bobcast (26-6) Saturday morning at 10 am CST. For senior Macy Miller, she told KDLT’s Zach Borg during at…

Summit Title Was Extra Meaningful to South Dakota Natives Larson and Selland

Summit Title Was Extra Meaningful to South Dakota Natives Larson and Selland

SIOUX FALLS, SD…. It goes without saying that winning the Summit League title was very emotional for seniors Macy Miller and Madison Guebert who led the Jacks with a combined 52 points in the 83-71 win over USD. Miller, the Mitchell native became the Summit League’s all-time leading scorer during the game and Guebert, who’s mother (Melissa Olson) grew up…

Jacks Win 9th Summit League Championship Paced by Miller and Guebert

Jacks Win 9th Summit League Championship Paced by Miller and Guebert

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-Macy Miller continued her dominance at The Summit League Championships. With 30 points and career-tying 11 rebounds, the South Dakota State senior guard recorded her third double-double in a title game as the Jackrabbits recorded an 83-71 win over No. 25 South Dakota Tuesday afternoon in the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. South Dakota State won its 16th-straight game…

Coyotes React to Summit League Championship Loss to SDSU

Coyotes React to Summit League Championship Loss to SDSU

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—South Dakota senior guard Allison Arens tied her season-high of 26 points as the Coyotes fell 83-71 to South Dakota State in Tuesday’s Summit League Tournament championship game inside the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. South Dakota State (26-6) earns the Summit’s automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament. South Dakota (28-5) has earned its spot in a postseason tournament…

DWU and Northwestern Lose Heartbreakers in NAIA Semi’s

DWU and Northwestern Lose Heartbreakers in NAIA Semi's

SIOUX CITY, IA… The NAIA semi-finals couldn’t have been closer. Unfortunately for DWU and Northwestern, they came up just shy in their attempts to make Tuesday’s title game. The defending champion Tiger from Dakota Wesleyan got a late hoop from Kynedi Cheeseman in regulation to tie Southeastern of Florida at 61 and send the game to regulation. It went to…

Coyotes Roll Past North Dakota to Make Summit Championship Against SDSU

Coyotes Roll Past North Dakota to Make Summit Championship Against SDSU

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.—Four Coyotes reached double-figures as South Dakota came out victorious 84-61 over North Dakota in the Summit League Tournament semifinals on Monday inside the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. South Dakota (28-4) heads to the Summit League Tournament’s championship game for the sixth time in seven years of eligibility. It will be the fifth time the Coyotes will meet…

SDSU Women Roll Past Oral Roberts to Make Summit Title Game

SDSU Women Roll Past Oral Roberts to Make Summit Title Game

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.-The South Dakota State women’s basketball team advanced to its ninth The Summit League Championships title game after recording an 86-55 win over Oral Roberts Monday afternoon in the semifinal round at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The Jackrabbits, who have now won 15-straight games, improved to 25-6. State had five players score in double figures, led by…

DWU Women Roll into 2nd Round at NAIA Tourney in Sioux City

DWU Women Roll into 2nd Round at NAIA Tourney in Sioux City

SIOUX CITY, Iowa – In the opening round of the NAIA Division II Women’s Basketball National Tournament, presented by Riverside Technologies and Seaboard Triumph Foods, the Dakota Wesleyan University women’s basketball team shot past St. Francis University (Fla.), 97-66 Thursday at the Tyson Events Center. The Tigers (29-5) began the game on a 6-0 run with easy layups and good…

Northwestern Red Raiders Advance to NAIA 2nd Round

Northwestern Red Raiders Advance to NAIA 2nd Round

SIOUX CITY, IA…Northwestern stays perfect in first round games at the championship, improving to 16-0 all-time. The Red Raiders advance with a 27-4 record where they will play either Indiana Wesleyan or Bryan (Tenn.) in a second round game on Friday night at 7pm. ONU ends the season at 21-12. The Red Raiders shot better than 50% in each half,…

Defenders Rally Falls Short at NAIA Tournament in Sioux City

Defenders Rally Falls Short at NAIA Tournament in Sioux City

SIOUX CITY, IA… The first ever appearance in the NAIA Women’s Basketball Tournament ended Wednesday night when the Dordt Defenders fell 86-72 to Indiana Northwest. The Defenders under their 3rd coach in 3 years won 20 games for Bill Harmsen and they made a big rally in Wednesday’s loss. They tailed 45-28 at the half and actually rallied to take…

Augie to Play Basketball Games at Sanford Pentagon

Augie to Play Basketball Games at Sanford Pentagon

SIOUX FALLS, SD…Augustana University Athletics and the Sanford Pentagon are pleased to announce a facility partnership that will move all conference home games for Augustana men’s and women’s basketball to the Sanford Pentagon starting next season (2019-20). The initial agreement is for 10 years and will help elevate the experience for both Viking student-athletes and fans. Augustana has a rich…

USF Women Fall to Top-Seeded Moorhead in NSIC Semi-Finals

USF Women Fall to Top-Seeded Moorhead in NSIC Semi-Finals

SIOUX FALLS – The University of Sioux Falls Women’s Basketball Team (23-8), which was the No. 2 seed in the NSIC South, had a 10-game winning streak come to an end in a 77-64 setback to North No. 1 seed MSU Moorhead (26-5) on Monday in the NSIC Tournament semifinals at the Sanford Pentagon. USF, which reached the league tourney…

USD Men and Women Sweep North Dakota State

USD Men and Women Sweep North Dakota State

Women’s Recap VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota sophomore center Hannah Sjerven scored a career high 24 points in leading the Coyotes to a 76-57 victory against North Dakota State on Thursday night inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. “Tonight was a tough game because there were a ton of adjustments that both teams made throughout the game,” said USD head coach Dawn…

Augie and USF Women Both Advance in NSIC Basketball Tourney

Augie and USF Women Both Advance in NSIC Basketball Tourney

Augustana Recap SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — The Augustana Vikings women’s basketball team’s hot start propelled them to a win in the first round of the NSIC Tournament. The No. 3 seeded Augustana Vikings defeated the No. 6 seeded Northern State Wolves 80-64 on Wednesday night. Augustana now advances to the quarterfinals to play Minnesota Duluth on Saturday, March 2 at 8…