The Summit League has announced Â its 2013-14 womenâ€™s basketball schedule. Each of the eight teams will play a 14-game double round-robin schedule beginning Thursday, Jan. 9.
Thursday/Saturday games are scheduled for eight weeks, with each team playing either a home or road contest against its travel partner on two of those weeks.
South Dakota State, five-time tournament champions, begins its quest for its six-straight title against regular season runner-up IUPUI in Brookings on Jan. 9. Also on opening weekend, league newcomer Denver battles tournament runner-up South Dakota in Vermillion on Jan. 11.
The first rematch of the 2013 Summit League Basketball Championship Game takes place Feb. 2, when South Dakota State hosts in-state rival South Dakota. The Jackrabbits and Coyotes will meet in Vermillion for both teamsâ€™ final regular season contest on March 1.
In addition to the USD-SDSU game in Vermillion, the other pairings for the final day of the regular season are: North Dakota State at Denver, Omaha at Fort Wayne and Western Illinois at IUPUI.
The 2014 Summit League Womenâ€™s Basketball Championship is set for March 8-11 in Sioux Falls, S.D.