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Cyclones Keep Spot

Iowa State remains #14 in the Associated Press basketball poll while Kentucky continues to roll along as the unbeaten #1.


Wild Suffer Tough Loss

Alex Biega scored the winner in his first NHL game and the Vancouver Canucks defeated the Minnesota Wild 3-2 Monday.


Husker Men Lose, Women Win

Nebraska lost a men's game and gained a women's victory in Big 10 basketball action Sunday.


Hawkeyes In Sunday Split

A tough overtime loss for the men and another win for the ranked women accounted for a Sunday split for Iowa basketball squads.


Jacks Gain Share Of Lead

All five South Dakota State starters scored in double figures and the Jackrabbits finished plus 14 on the glass in a 68-58 win over North Dakota State on Saturday in front of 4,912 fans at Frost Arena on Nate Wolters Day.


Coyotes In Road Sweet Road Win

South Dakota’s big three combined to score 53 points and Tre Burnette pulled down 16 rebounds and scored 10 points as the Coyotes beat Oral Roberts 83-70 Saturday at Mabee Center.


Record Win For Augustana

No. 2 Augustana College men's basketball set a single season record with its 25th victory of the season in a 78-61 win over the University of Sioux Falls in front of 3,687 fans at the Sioux Falls Arena on Saturday.


Coyotes Win On Tip-In

South Dakota junior forward Eric Robertson’s tip-in with eight seconds left completed the Coyotes’ second-half comeback in a 74-73 win against Omaha Thursday night at Ralston Arena.


USD Women Add To Lead

Six Coyotes recorded double-digit point totals as the South Dakota women’s basketball team extended its lead in the Summit League standings to two-and-a-half games by topping Omaha 83-69 in the DakotaDome on Thursday night.


Iowa Women Top Huskers

Ally Disterhoft had 14 points and seven rebounds and No. 14 Iowa passed No. 22 Nebraska with a late surge to take a 69-61 victory on Thursday night.


Gophers Upend Hawkeyes

Maurice Walker sank two free throws with 11 seconds left to help Minnesota beat Iowa 64-59 on Thursday night.


Vikings Give Promotion

The Minnesota Vikings have promoted Kevin Warren to chief operating officer.


Nebraska To Battle Maryland

Maryland baseball coach John Szefc (Chef) says his team needs to guard against overconfidence as it enters its first season in the Big Ten.


Vikings To Get Early Start

The Minnesota Vikings and Pittsburgh Steelers will open the 2015 NFL preseason in the Hall of Fame game.


SDSU Women Upset By Denver

Freshman Macy Miller scored a career-high 30 points but it wasn’t enough as the South Dakota State women’s basketball team lost a 77-72 Summit League game at Denver Wednesday.


Warriors Edge Wolves

Andre Iguodala and Leandro Barbosa led a dominant effort from the Golden State Warriors' reserves and Klay Thompson hit a big 3-pointer for a 94-91 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Wednesday night.


GPAC Tabs Track Leaders

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has announced the men’s & women's indoor track & field athletes-of-the-week for February 2-8, 2015.


Timberwolves Make Deals

The Minnesota Timberwolves were involved in a pair of NBA trades on Tuesday.


Huskers Fall To Big 10 Leader

Sam Dekker matched his career high with 21 points, and No. 5 Wisconsin built a big lead early and then held off Nebraska's late comeback bid for a 65-55 victory on Tuesday night.


Augustana Near The Top

Augustana College men's basketball earned one first-place vote and 384 points and is ranked No. 2 in this week's National Association of Basketball Coaches Top 25 Poll.

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