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S. Dakota St. 56, South Dakota 53

South Dakota trailed by three when Alexis Yackley went to the line with 5 seconds left. Yackley's plan was to make the first foul shot and miss the second, hoping the Coyotes could grab the rebound and tie the game. Yackley improvised when she missed her first free throw, hustling outside the 3-point arc and throwing up a shot that nearly sent the Summit League championship...
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March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

S. Dakota St. 72, IPFW 56

Nate Wolters scored 18 points and South Dakota State got hot from behind the 3-point line in the second half Monday to overcome a slow start and beat IPFW 72-56 in the semifinals of the Summit League tournament. The Jackrabbits (24-9) shot 70 percent from behind the arc in the second half after sinking just 2 of 7 3-pointers in the first half. Chad White added 17 points and Tony...
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March 12, 2013  |  Discuss

South Dakota State drops IUPUI 66-49

Nate Wolters scored 20 points, Tony Fiegen had a double-double and No. 1-seeded South Dakota State advanced to the second round of the Summit League tournament with a 66-49 win over eighth-seeded IUPUI on Saturday night. Fiegen had 15 points on 6-of-10 shooting, grabbed 10 rebounds and the Jackrabbits (23-9) shot 60 percent from the field in the second half. South Dakota State...
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March 09, 2013  |  Discuss

S. Dakota St. 100, Nebraska-Omaha 82

Chad White scored 23 points, including a career-high six 3-pointers, and South Dakota State clinched a share of the Summit League title with a 100-82 victory over Nebraska-Omaha Thursday night. All five Jackrabbit starters scored in double figures as did reserve Marcus Heemstra. Nate Wolters had 18 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists while Jordan Dykstra scored 14 points and grabbed...
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February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Wolters scores 53 in record night

Nate Wolters scored a school-record 53 points and broke another mark with nine 3-pointers as South Dakota State defeated IPFW 80-74 Thursday night. Wolters' point total is the highest this season by a Division I player, bettering a 47-point performance by Oakland's Travis Bader on Jan. 24 against IUPUI. He broke Dave Thomas' school record of 44 points (March 10, 1973...
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February 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Scouting Report - Nate Wolters

    Name:  Nate Wolters   Age:  21  School: South Dakota State Height: 6’4  Weight: 190  Projected Position:         PG          2012-13 Stats (As of  2/5/13): 20.8 ppg, 5.9 rpg, 5.6 apg, 1.8 spg, 2.3 tpg (37.3 minutes per game) 46.6 FG%, 80.5 FT%, 37.4 3FG%, 58.2 TS%, 52.3 eFG% 33.0 AST%, 3.0 STL%, 11.3 TOV%, 29.0 USG...
Via NBA Draft Blog
February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

S. Dakota St. 88, UMKC 57

Nate Wolters had 18 points, six assists and five rebounds to lead South Dakota State to its seventh straight victory in an 88-57 rout over UMKC on Saturday. Kansas City has lost four straight contests. Jordan Dykstra had 16 points and nine rebounds, Zach Horstman had 13 points and South Dakota State (18-6, 9-2 Summit) shot 47.4 percent from the field including 10 made 3-pointers...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2013  |  Discuss

S. Dakota St. 67, S. Dakota 54

Nate Wolters scored 19 points and South Dakota State led most of the way en route to a 67-54 victory over rival South Dakota on Thursday night. South Dakota State (17-6, 8-2 Summit) also got a noteworthy performance from Jordan Dykstra. He had a double-double -- 18 points and 14 rebounds -- and became the 43rd member of the school's 1,000-point club. Tony Fiegen and Chad White...
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January 31, 2013  |  Discuss

S. Dakota St. 69, N. Dakota St. 53

Nate Wolters scored 26 points and grabbed seven rebounds, helping South Dakota State rally past North Dakota State in the second half Saturday for a 69-53 victory. Wolters, who became the first SDSU player to score 2,000 career points in a 59-53 win at Western Illinois on Thursday, was 7 of 16 from the floor, including three 3-pointers. Tony Fiegen and Jordan Dykstra added 14 points...
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January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

S. Dakota St. 80, IUPUI 65

Brayden Carlson scored 18 points and the other four starters scored in double figures for South Dakota State in an 80-68 victory over IUPUI on Saturday. South Dakota State (15-6, 6-2 Summit) also got 12 points from Nate Wolters, 11 from Jordan Dykstra and 10 each from Tony Fiegen and Chad White. Carlson connected on three 3-point shots and grabbed seven rebounds. Wolters had seven...
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January 19, 2013  |  Discuss

S. Dakota St. 83, IPFW 57

Nate Wolters scored 29 points and South Dakota State rolled past IPFW 83-57 on Saturday. Wolters was 10 of 18 from the field for the Jackrabbits (13-6, 4-2 Summit), who shot 56 percent from the field - 73 percent after halftime when they outscored IPFW 49-26. Marcus Heemstra and Chad White scored 12 points apiece for South Dakota State. The Jackrabbits ran their home winning streak...
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January 12, 2013  |  Discuss

S. Dakota St. 81, Oakland 74

Tony Fiegen scored 24 points and Jordan Dykstra had a double-double with 22 points and 13 rebounds to pace South Dakota State to an 81-74 victory over Oakland on Thursday night. Dykstra scored eight key points in the final 10 minutes of the game to help South Dakota State (12-6, 3-2 Summit) pull away. Nate Wolters scored 16 points and dished out nine assists for South Dakota State...
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January 11, 2013  |  Discuss

S. Dakota 74, S. Dakota St. 71

Juevol Myles scored 22 points, overshadowing a record-setting night by Nate Wolters, as South Dakota defeated South Dakota State 74-71 Saturday. The Coyotes (7-10, 3-2 Summit) led by 20 points early in the second half before hanging on to defeat South Dakota State (11-6, 2-2). Wolters scored 26 points in the losing effort to become the Jackrabbits' all-time leading scorer with...
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January 05, 2013  |  Discuss

South Dakota State pulls off upset after epic 1,200-mile road trip

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits upset the previously undefeated New Mexico Lobos for a huge victory in Albuquerque on Saturday, 70-65. But this wasn't just any normal road trip for South Dakota State. No, this one involved a lot of road. According to The Dagger, the Jackrabbits had one heck of a time simpy getting to the arena. The morning after Wednesday night's discouraging...
Via Bush League Chronicle
December 23, 2012  |  Discuss

S. Dakota St. 69, CS Bakersfield 63

Nate Wolters returned from injury and scored 18 points to lead South Dakota State past Cal State Bakersfield 69-63 on Sunday - the Jackrabbits' 23rd consecutive home victory. Wolters, who missed two games with a sprained ankle, also had six assists and seven rebounds. Tony Fiegen added 16 points for South Dakota State (8-3), winner of seven of its last eight. The Jackrabbits...
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December 09, 2012  |  Discuss

South Dakota State beats Dakota State 83-52

Jordan Dykstra had 21 points and a career-high 12 rebounds to lead South Dakota State to an 83-52 win over Dakota State on Thursday night. Tony Fiegen scored a career-high 17 points and grabbed six rebounds. Brayden Carlson and Chad White had 10 apiece for the Jackrabbits (7-3). Dakota State scored first and opened an early 11-5 lead, but the Jackrabbits responded with a 17-1 run...
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December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

South Dakota State beats Dakota State 83-52

Jordan Dykstra had 21 points and a career-high 12 rebounds to lead South Dakota State to an 83-52 win over Dakota State on Thursday night. Tony Fiegen scored a career-high 17 points and grabbed six rebounds. Brayden Carlson and Chad White had 10 apiece for the Jackrabbits (7-3). Dakota State scored first and opened an early 11-5 lead, but the Jackrabbits responded with a 17-1 run...
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December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

S. Dakota St. 83, Dakota State 52

Jordan Dykstra had 21 points and a career-high 12 rebounds to lead South Dakota State to an 83-52 win over Dakota State on Thursday night. Tony Fiegen scored a career-high 17 points and grabbed six rebounds. Brayden Carlson and Chad White had 10 apiece for the Jackrabbits (7-3). Dakota State scored first and opened an early 11-5 lead, but the Jackrabbits responded with a 17-1 run...
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December 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Minnesota 88, South Dakota State 64

Well that was a pretty thrilling Gopher win, huh?  Not because they beat a Nate Wolters-less Jackrabbits team, but because sportsbooks didn't factor in the fact that the team was going to be Wolters-less. See, the spread on the game opened with the Gophers as 14.5 point favorites.  Mid-day there were some tweets going around that Wolters sprained his ankle, didn't participate...
Via Down with Goldy
December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

S. Dakota State's Wolters out at No. 14 Minnesota

South Dakota State guard Nate Wolters has been ruled out of the game at No. 14 Minnesota. The senior shooting guard has been bothered by an ankle injury. He was on the court for warmups on Tuesday night, but freshman Jake Bittle was in the starting lineup instead. The 6-foot-3 Wolters, who led the Jackrabbits to their first NCAA tournament appearance last season, missed out on...
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December 04, 2012  |  Discuss

S. Dakota St. 78, Nebraska-Omaha 63

Jordan Dykstra scored 17 points and South Dakota State kept up its home dominance Saturday, beating Nebraska-Omaha 78-63 in its Summit League opener. Dykstra was 7 of 11 from the floor, including three 3-pointers. Tony Fiegen added 16 points and nine rebounds, and Nate Wolters and Brayden Carlson had 13 points apiece for the Jackrabbits (6-2), who led by as many as 31 en route to...
Via Fox Sports
December 01, 2012  |  Discuss

S. Dakota St. 71, North Dakota 70

For the second time in 12 days, Chad White hit a 3-pointer with two seconds remaining to give South Dakota State a victory as the Jackrabbits defeated North Dakota 71-70 on Wednesday night. South Dakota State (5-2) trailed by four points with just over a minute remaining, but Tony Fiegen's layup got it with a basket, and White's shot from behind the arc was the difference...
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November 29, 2012  |  Discuss

S. Dakota State 58, E. Illinois 10

Zach Zenner ran for 295 yards and three touchdowns Saturday to lead South Dakota State to a 58-10 win over Eastern Illinois in the first round of the FCS playoffs. The Jackrabbits (9-3), who had six rushing TDs, next face Missouri Valley Football Conference rival North Dakota State (10-1) on Dec. 1 in Fargo, N.D. Zenner, who carried 33 times, scored on runs of 68, 4 and 7 yards...
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November 24, 2012  |  Discuss

South Dakota State beats SW Minnesota State 81-72

Nate Wolters scored 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead South Dakota State over Southwest Minnesota State 81-72 on Wednesday night. Chad White scored 19 points, including 5 of 7 from 3-point range. Tony Fiegen had 10 rebounds for the Jackrabbits (4-2). The Mustangs kept the game close and took a 31-30 lead with under 5 minutes to play in the first half. The Mustangs shot 50 percent...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss

S. Dakota St. 81, Southwest St. (Minn.) 72

Nate Wolters scored 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead South Dakota State over Southwest Minnesota State 81-72 on Wednesday night. Chad White scored 19 points, including 5 of 7 from 3-point range. Tony Fiegen had 10 rebounds for the Jackrabbits (4-2). The Mustangs kept the game close and took a 31-30 lead with under 5 minutes to play in the first half. The Mustangs shot 50 percent...
Via AP on Fox
November 21, 2012  |  Discuss
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