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SDSU Men Lose, Women Win

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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