Deondre Parks and Jake Bittle combined to go 14 of 15 from the floor and both set career-highs for points in leading South Dakota State to an 86-64 win over Omaha on Wednesday at Frost Arena.
South Dakota limited Denver to five field goals in the second half and got 13 points each from Tia Hemiller and Lisa Loeffler in an 82-56 win inside the DakotaDome on Wednesday night.
Kevin Martin scored 21 points in his first game in more than two months and Gorgui Dieng added 16 points and 14 rebounds to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 110-98 victory over the Boston Celtics on Wednesday night.
For the third year in a row, North Dakota State was selected by the Summit League's head coaches as the front runner for the conference softball title.
The defending NSIC Tournament Champions of Winona State University were the top pick in the 2015 NSIC Preseason Softball Coaches' Poll.
Zak Irvin had 14 points and 12 rebounds and Michigan rode a strong second-half start to a 58-44 victory over Nebraska on Tuesday.
The Augustana College men's basketball team moved into the top five of the National Association of Basketball Coaches Top 25 Poll.
The Great Plains Athletic Association has named its weekly basketball Players of the Week.
Sophomores Sam Schutt and Greysen Hertting earned the Summit League Swimmer and Diver of the Week honors, respectively, for the period ended Jan. 25.
The Royals and outfielder Jarrod Dyson have avoided arbitration by agreeing to a one-year contract for $1,225,000.
The Summit League named South Dakota State senior Cody Larson its men’s basketball player of the week for his efforts last week in leading the Jackrabbits to wins against Fort Wayne on Wednesday and at Oral Roberts on Saturday.
Senior Megan Waytashek (Lino Lakes, Minn.) picked up her second honor Monday when she was named the Summit League Player of the Week after helping the South Dakota State women’s basketball team to a 1-0 week.
Georges Niang scored 19 points, Bryce Dejean-Jones had 18 and 15th-ranked Iowa State held off No. 19 Texas 89-86 on Monday night.
Ally Disterhoft scored all 20 of her points in the second half and overtime to lead No. 20 Iowa to its first victory against No. 15 Nebraska in nine tries as a Big Ten opponent, 78-72 on Monday.
Doane College, with 99 points and nine first place votes, is the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) baseball coaches' choice to win the 2015 regular season league title.
Morningside College, champions of the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) regular season and tournament titles in 2014, is the coaches' choice to win the 2015 GPAC softball title.
A pair of Augustana basketball players have swept the weekly basketball honors for the southern division of the Northern Sun Conference.
Russell Westbrook scored 18 points, Serge Ibaka added 13 points and a season-high 19 rebounds, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 92-84 on Monday night without the injured Kevin Durant.
North Dakota State University head football coach Chris Klieman has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him with the Bison at least through the 2021 season.
Paul Millsap scored 20 points and Al Horford added 19 to lead Eastern Conference-leading Atlanta to a 112-100 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Sunday night.