Local

Coyotes Split In Rapid City

Coyotes Split In Rapid City

A pair of University of South Dakota basketball games played in Rapid City Saturday produced a split decision. The Coyote men lost an overtime game after the USD women scored an easy win.

 

.Larry Nance Jr. converted a three-point play with 2.6 seconds left in overtime to lift Wyoming to a 67-66 win against South Dakota in front of more than 3,300 fans inside the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Saturday. Nance Jr. scored a game-high 25 points for the Cowboys (7-2), who have won six of their last seven.

It was the second meeting between the two programs in the last two weeks, but this one was a better show than the 70-53 Wyoming win in Laramie. This one featured 13 ties and 13 lead changes. The largest lead was 44-37 South Dakota with 12 minutes left in regulation.

Five Coyotes scored in double-figures with Raeshel Contreras’ career-high of 19 points leading the way as the South Dakota women’s basketball team topped the S.D. School of Mines Hardrockers 81-49 in the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center on Saturday night. The win evens USD’s record at 5-5.

Contreras was 4-for-8 eight from beyond the 3-point arc and played in just 16 minutes of the game. Polly Harrington was USD’s second leading scorer and leading rebounder, coming up a rebound shy of her sixth career double-double with 14 points and nine rebounds.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Second Year of SD Tuition Freeze in the Works

Fresh
SDSU

South Dakota University Presidents are working with the Board of Regents in the hopes of another freeze in tuition.

in Agriculture

Iowa Cattle Leader Concerned With APHIS Rule

Fresh
Capital 2

USDA’s animal and plant health inspection service has published a rule in the federal register allowing importation of beef from…

in National, World

U.S. forces carry out operation against al Shabaab

Fresh
shabaab

U.S. military forces carried out an operation on Monday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia.

in Agriculture

Farm Bureau Working On Policy

Fresh
mo river 51412

South Dakota’s county farm bureau groups have sent in their policy recommendation issues list for the full membership to consider…

in Agriculture

Corn Leader Calling For Open Markets

Fresh
corn field 1

The National Corn Growers Association is calling for action to open markets with the potential for this year’s record corn…