Coyotes Dominate South Dakota Showdown
The South Dakota Showdown goes to the Coyotes as the South Dakota men took down its in-state rival South Dakota State 99-84, snapping a five-game winning streak for the Jackrabbits and a four-game skid against its in-state foe.
With five players in double figures, USD's Tyler Hagedorn went over the 1,000 career points mark with a team-high 24 points on the night. The Coyotes (12-8, 3-3 SL) shot a season-high 64.4 percent from the field.
South Dakota State's Matt Dentlinger scored a career and game-high 26 points on the night.
Earlier it was the ladies showdown with South Dakota women defeating the Jackrabbits 83-48. Ciara Duffy recorded her fifth double-double of the season with 21 points and 11 boards. Hannah Sjerven put up 16 of her own.
Megan Bultsma of SDSU in doubles had 12 points. South Dakota (17-2, 6-0) now stands alone at the top of the Summit League standings.
No. 25/21 South Dakota (17-2, 6-0) now stands alone at the top of the Summit League standings.
South Dakota hosts Purdue Fort Wayne Friday and Oral Roberts Sunday.
South Dakota State men host North Dakota State Wednesday.
South Dakota State plays North Dakota State on Friday.