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GPAC Tabs Weekly Best

The Great Plains Athletic Association has announced its weekly awards for men's and women's basketball.

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Coyote Named All Region

South Dakota senior outside hitter Kendall Kritenbrink was named an All-Midwest Region player by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) on Tuesday.

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Hall of Fame Snubs Twins

Two former Minnesota Twins have been denied entry again to the Hall of Fame.

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Jackrabbit Duo Earns Awards

A pair of South Dakota State women's basketball players have been honored for their efforts last week.

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Timberwolves Lose Again

Stephen Curry overcame a rare off night from long range to post 21 points and help the Golden State Warriors to their 13th consecutive win with a 102-86 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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GPAC Football Challenge Set

The Fall 2016 match-ups for the Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference (KCAC) and the Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Football Challenge have been determined.

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Zenner Up For National Honor

South Dakota State's outstanding running back Zach Zenner is in the running for a big national honor this week.

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Vikings Survive In Overtime

Jarius Wright's 87-yard touchdown reception from Teddy Bridgewater in overtime gave the Minnesota Vikings a 30-24 victory over former teammate Percy Harvin and the New York Jets on Sunday.

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Area Teams Get Bowl Pairings

With the college football playoff schedule set, all the remaining bowl game pairings were announced on Sunday.

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Creighton Tops Huskers

Austin Chatman scored 16 points, Isiah Zierden hit three big 3-pointers in the second half and Creighton defeated in-state rival Nebraska 65-55 on Sunday night.

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SDSU Wrestlers Top Augie

In the second-ever matchup between South Dakota State and Augustana wrestlers at the Sanford Pentagon, the Jackrabbits won convincingly, 30-3 and picked up bonus points in three weight classes.

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Jacks Season Ends In Fargo

R.J. Urzendowski’s 12-yard touchdown reception with 54 seconds remaining propelled second-seeded North Dakota State to a 27-24 victory over South Dakota State in the second round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs Saturday.

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Huskers Get Their Man

Nebraska has hired Oregon State's Mike Riley as its new football coach, replacing the fired Bo Pelini.

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Jacks In Rematch With Bison

For the second time in three seasons, South Dakota State and North Dakota State will meet in the second round of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.

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SDSU Women Shock Arkansas

Sophomore Chynna Stevens’ game-tying three-pointer with 0.4 in regulation capped a 15-6 run as the South Dakota State women’s basketball upset No. 25 Arkansas, 80-75 in overtime.

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Coyote Women Top UNI

Tia Hemiller scored a career-high 20 points as the South Dakota women’s basketball team started its five-game homestand by topping Northern Iowa 85-77 in the DakotaDome on Thursday night.

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Northwestern Moves On

Northwestern College, who finished 2nd in Pool F at the NAIA National Volleyball Championship, will play in the round of 12 on Friday at the Tyson Events Center in Sioux City, Iowa.

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Jacks Rout Wildcats

Twelve of the 14 Jackrabbits in uniform scored at least one point as South Dakota State used a run in each half to dispatch Wayne State on Wednesday night at Frost Arena by the score of 89-55.

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T-Wolves First To Fall To Sixers

The Philadelphia 76ers avoided tying the record for the worst start to a season in NBA history, ending their 0-17 skid with an 85-77 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.

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Hawkeyes Spring Upset

Mike Gesell hit a driving layup through contact for the go-ahead three-point play with 1:16 left, helping Iowa upset No. 12 North Carolina 60-55 in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.

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Northwestern Energy Requesting Rate Hike

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A request has been made with the Public Utilities Commission for a rate hike for Northwestern Energy customers.

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Nebraska Students Experience Taiwanese Agriculture

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Three Nebraska high school seniors spent last week in Taiwan, touring farms, research facilities, and learning the local culture.

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Cold January Expected

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NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center has released the January weather outlook.

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Johnson Closes South Dakota Offices

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It is another good bye, as the state offices of South Dakota Senator Tim Johnson will officially close today.

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Rounds To Wait And See On Cuba Deal

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South Dakota Senator-elect Mike Rounds says he will wait and see how relations change between the United States and Cuba.