Women’s College Basketball

25th Ranked Coyote Women Top Western Illinois For 10th Straight Win

USD Wins 83-61

MACOMB, Ill.—Four Coyotes reached double-figures in South Dakota’s 83-61 road victory at Western Illinois on Saturday afternoon inside Western Hall.   No. 25/25 South Dakota (23-3, 11-1 Summit League) recorded its 10th-straight win, while it ended Western Illinois (12-14, 8-5 Summit League) four-game win streak.   “Playing in Macomb is a tough for a variety of reasons; it is a…

(MACY) MILLER TIME-SDSU Women Wallop NDSU (Again)

Jackrabbits Win 88-48

FARGO, North Dakota-The South Dakota State women’s basketball team secured the program’s 20th win of the season with a dominating 88-48 win at North Dakota State Saturday afternoon in Summit League action. SDSU now has recorded nine consecutive 20-plus win seasons. The Jackrabbits, now 20-6 overall and 12-1, were led by Macy Miller. The senior recorded 30 points, marking her…

“Gut Check” Win A Good March Primer For USD Women

Coyotes Might Crack Top 25 Tomorrow

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  The USD women had a little more trouble than expected with Oral Roberts…. Trailing virtually the entire game until a 27-10 fourth quarter put them over the top to win 75-64.  Ciara Duffy’s 18 led the way to help the Coyotes improve 22-3, meaning there’s a good chance that USD will be in the Associated Press Top…

USD Women Rally To Top Oral Roberts & Keep Top 25 Hopes Alive

Coyotes Win 75-64

  VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota junior guard Ciara Duffy buried the 3-pointer to kick off a fourth-quarter run as the Coyotes closed out a thrilling 75-64 victory over Oral Roberts on Saturday afternoon inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   South Dakota (22-3, 10-1 Summit League) used a 17-2 run, not allowing a Golden Eagle field goal, in the final 3:31…

Strong Start Sends Jackrabbit Women To Big Win Over UND

Jacks Roll 81-58

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  The South Dakota State women’s basketball team used a 17-2 run to open the game and record an 81-58 win over North Dakota in Summit League action Saturday afternoon in front of 2,734 fans at Frost Arena. The Jackrabbits, who are now 18-6 overall and 10-1 in The Summit League, have now won eight consecutive games, the…

Jackrabbits Shake Off Slow Start & Oral Roberts

SDSU Women Win 74-65

TULSA, Oklahoma-A 20-3 run in the second quarter helped the South Dakota State women’s basketball team erase a 14-point deficit as the Jackrabbits defeated Oral Roberts, 74-65 in a Summit League game at the Mabee Center. The Jacks, now 17-6 overall and 9-1, have now won seven-straight games. Macy Miller led SDSU with 16 points, making seven-of-nine shots. Tylee Irwin…

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…

Viking Women Rally To Edge Mankato

Augustana Wins Sunday Matinee 68-66

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.  —  Abby Hora sank a pair of free throws with 16 seconds left to help Augustana deliver a 68-66 come-from-behind victory over MSU-Mankato on Sunday afternoon at the Sioux Falls Arena. The Vikings improve to 18-5 overall and 10-4 in the NSIC. Hora scored 11 for the Vikings while teammates Hana Metoxen and Vishe Rabb each led…

Sjerven A Sure Thing During USD’s Six Game Win Streak

New Mexico Transfer Leads Way In 92-47 Victory Over Western Illinois

VERMILLION, S.D.  — There were no problems starting or finishing for the USD women as they blasted Western Illinois 92-49 to pick up their sixth straight win. Five Coyotes were in double figures led by Hannah Sjerven’s 22 point and 13 rebound performance.  It’s the third time the New Mexico transfer, who comes off the South Dakota bench, has scored…

Trend Of Strong Third Quarter & Second Half Play Continues For SDSU Women

Jacks Outscore Omaha 46-18 In Second Half To Pull Away To 81-47 Win

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  It was a bit surprising to see the South Dakota State women’s basketball team up just six at half against Omaha yesterday at Frost Arena. What wasn’t a shock, though, was their third quarter and second half performance. SDSU shook off the slow start and rolled in the second half, outscoring the Mavs 46-18 on their way…

Coyote Defense Improving

USD Women At North Dakota Tonight

VERMILLION, S.D.  —  The University of South Dakota women’s basketball team will tip off at North Dakota tonight where the low temperature in Grand Forks is expected to be a balmy 27 degrees below zero. The Coyotes hope their defense will make the Fighting Hawks just as cold tonight.  After giving up 104 and 98 points to Denver and SDSU…

Jackrabbit Women Continue Mastery Of NDSU

SDSU Wins For 27th Time In Last 29 Meetings With NDSU Women

BROOKINGS, S.D.  —  Though the football season has persistently belonged to the North Dakota State Bison, basketball season in the rivalry is owned by the South Dakota State Jackrabbits. A point hammered home once again last night. The Jackrabbit women controled the Bison from start to finish, winning 86-33.  It’s the 27th victory over their northern rivals in the last…

Jackrabbit Women Fluster Fighting Hawks

SDSU Wins At UND 66-48

GRAND FORKS, North Dakota-A 16-0 run in the first quarter proved to be the difference Friday night as the South Dakota State women’s basketball team defeated North Dakota 66-48 in Summit League action at the Betty Engelstad Sioux Center. The Jackrabbits improve to 13-6 overall and 5-1 in league play while the Fighting Hawks drop to 8-11 and 3-3. Senior…

South Dakota Women Overcome Oral Roberts

Coyotes Win In Tulsa 76-72

TULSA, Okla.—The South Dakota duo of senior guard Allison Arens and junior guard Ciara Duffy led the way as the Coyotes rallied from a 10-point deficit to best Oral Roberts 76-72 inside the Mabee Center on Friday night.   There were 13 lead changes and five tie-ups in a back-and-forth contest between South Dakota (16-3, 4-1 Summit) and Oral Roberts…

HIGHLIGHTS: Augustana Splits Doubleheader with Winona St.

  SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Coming off a nearly 30-point win on Friday night, the Augustana women’s basketball  completed their home sweep with a 75-65 win over Winona State on Saturday. The Vikings improve to 16-3 (7-2 NSIC) while the Warriors drop to 7-7 (5-5 NSIC).   Augustana was led by a career-high performance from Lynsey Prosser. The senior dropped…

HIGHLIGHTS: Daum 37 Pts, Selland’s 19 Pts Push Jacks Past Oral Roberts

BROOKINGS, S.D. — South Dakota State’s Mike Daum led the way with 37 points to help the Jackrabbit men’s basketball program roll past Oral Roberts Saturday afternoon, 84-65. Playing in front of 3,680 fans at Frost Arena for the 27th annual Lamb Bonanza, SDSU improved to 14-6 and 3-1 in the Summit League with the victory. Daum paced all scorers with…

HIGHLIGHTS: Coyotes Remain Perfect at Home

VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota sophomore center Hannah Sjerven notched her second-straight 20-point game to pace the Coyotes in a 69-51 victory over Purdue Fort Wayne on Saturday inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   The Coyotes (15-3, 3-1 Summit) have won all seven home games this season and improve their record to 37-3 inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.   “Today…

HIGHLIGHTS: Augie Sweeps Upper Iowa in Doubleheader

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Ignited by a strong start, including holding Upper Iowa to just one point in the opening quarter, the Augustana women’s basketball team ran past Upper Iowa 79-45. In the win, the Vikings  improve to 15-3 (7-2 NSIC) while the Peacocks drop to 3-14 (0-9 NSIC). Making her first collegiate start Vishe’ Rabb poured in  a showout performance, dropping a…