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SDSU Men Lose, Women Win

Saturday’s Summit League basketball action saw the South Dakota State men suffer their first league setback while the Jackrabbit women completed a sweep.

– Brayden Carlson scored a career-high 24 points, but South Dakota State came up the short end of an 82-75 game at Fort Wayne on Saturday, snapping the Jackrabbits five game overall winning streak and eight game winning streak against the Mastodons.

 

The loss drops the Jackrabbits to 9-8 on the season overall and to 1-1 in The Summit League, while the home standing Mastodons improve to 14-5 overall and to 2-0 in league play.

— The South Dakota State bench came through again as the Jackrabbits (11-7, 2-0) defeated Fort Wayne (10-7, 1-1), 77-60, in Summit League women’s basketball action Saturday in front of 2,044 fans in Frost Arena.

The Jackrabbits’ bench scored 54 points lead by freshman Kerri Young’s (Mitchell) team-high 18 points on 8-of-9 shooting from the field. Junior Megan Stuart (Roseville, Minn.) added 16 points, shooting 6 for 10 from the floor, while senior Tara Hesier (Watertown) scored 11 points and had a game-high six assists. Senior Steph Paluch (Pierre) grabbed a season- and game-high seven rebounds.

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