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Jacks Top Summit Lineup

South Dakota State will enter The Summit League Men's Basketball Championship as the top seed for the second time in school history while looking for its third tournament title in four years.

USD vs SDSU Women's Summit League Basketball Tournament

Coyote Women Head Field

South Dakota enters The Summit League Women's Basketball Championship as the top seed for the first time in school history.


Morningside To Host Title Tilts

Third-seeded Midland pulled the lone upset of the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Men’s Basketball Tournament defeating Dakota Wesleyan 81-74 on Saturday in Mitchell, South Dakota.


USD Wins Basketball Showdown

Tre Burnette scored 19 points and grabbed 13 rebounds and Casey Kasperbauer chipped in 17 points in leading South Dakota to an 80-64 win against South Dakota State inside the DakotaDome Saturday.


Coyotes Earn Track Crown

The South Dakota men's team and North Dakota State women's team each lifted the 2015 Summit League Indoor Track & Field Championship team trophies Saturday afternoon..


SDSU Women Earn 20th Win

The South Dakota State University women’s basketball team used scoring runs of 8-0 and 9-0 to pull away from Western Illinois University Thursday night and record a 69-49 victory in front of 1,652 fans at Frost Arena.

USD vs Denver Women's Summit League Basketball Tournament

USD Women Clinch Crown

Nicole Seekamp recorded 13 points, five assists and four steals as the South Dakota women’s basketball team clinched its first Summit League regular season title with a 69-53 win over the IUPUI Jaguars on Thursday night in the DakotaDome.


Husker Struggles Continue

Jae'Sean Tate scored a career-high 22 points, Sam Thompson added 15 and Shannon Scott 13 to lead Ohio State past Nebraska 81-57 on Thursday night, the Cornhuskers' sixth loss in a row.


Peterson Can Play

A federal judge has cleared the way for Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson to be reinstated.

Twins - Trips

Tom Kelly At Spring Training

Former manager Tom Kelly has arrived at Minnesota Twins spring training, ready to work again as a guest instructor five months after a minor stroke.


Augie Sweeps NSIC POY Awards

Augustana basketball teams provided both the men's and women's Player of the Year honorees from the Northern Sun Conference.


GPAC Tabs Track Standouts

Honors for the 2015 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Indoor Track and Field Season have been announced.


Gophers Prevail In Overtime

Carlos Morris made a tying 3-pointer while being fouled with 2.2 seconds left in regulation, and although he missed the ensuing free throw, Minnesota controlled the overtime for a 96-90 win over Michigan State on Thursday night.


Hawkeye Women Win

Bethany Doolittle scored 22 points and No. 17 Iowa held off Wisconsin 78-74 to remain in second place in the Big Ten with one game remaining.


Coyotes Fall In Dome

Denver senior guard Brett Olson scored 22 of his game-high 27 points in the first half and the Pioneers held South Dakota to 18 second-half points in a 66-48 victory Wednesday inside the DakotaDome.


GPAC Seeds Hold Serve

The top four seeds in the Great Plains Athletic Conference men's and women's basketball tournaments won on their home court Wednesday to advance to the semifinals.


NSIC Favorites Roll On

Favorites moved into the second round of the Northern Sun men's and women's basketball tournaments Wednesday without an upset.


T-Wolves Win In KG’s Return

Kevin Garnett made an emotional return to Minnesota with an ear-splitting reception and his Timberwolves overcame a jittery start to beat the Washington Wizards 97-77 on Wednesday night.


Cyclones Lose At Home

Taurean Prince scored 20 points and 19th-ranked Baylor upset No. 12 Iowa State on the road 79-70 for its third straight win Wednesday night.


Hawkeyes Add To Streak

Aaron White scored a career-high 29 points to lead Iowa to a 68-60 win over Illinois on Wednesday night.

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