SOUTH DAKOTA STATE JACKRABBITS NEWS

SDSU's Stiegelmeier may get multi-year deal

(STATS) - John Stiegelmeier is entering his 20th season as South Dakota State's head football coach and it appears he's about to receive his first multi-year contract. Earlier this year, the South Dakota Board of Regents changed a longstanding statewide policy banning multi-year contracts for state employees. The Argus Leader in Sioux Falls reported Stiegelmeier is having a multi...
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May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

South Dakota State offense will be on display

(STATS) - A new football stadium is deserving of a banner season, and South Dakota State has plans to provide just that at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium this season. The Jackrabbits, who will seek their fifth straight appearance in the FCS playoffs, wrapped up spring practices Saturday indoors at Sanford-Jackrabbit Athletic Complex, with the offense beating the defense 62-47 in their...
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April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

South Dakota St hires Otzelberger as men's basketball coach

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) South Dakota State has hired T.J. Otzelberger as its new men's basketball coach. Assistant athletic director Jason Hove confirmed to The Associated Press that Otzelberger will replace longtime coach Scott Nagy, who took the job at Wright State after leading the Jackrabbits to the NCAA Tournament three of the past five years. Otzelberger, a top assistant at...
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April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Scott Nagy hired at Wright State

South Dakota State men’s basketball coach Scott Nagy has been hired to serve in the same position at Wright State, according to an AP report. Nagy, 49, had coached the Jackrabbits since 1995 and guided the team to an overall record of 404-239 in both Division II and Division I. The man turned South Dakota State into a Big Sky Conference and three conference titles to go with three...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Wright State hires South Dakota State basketball coach

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Wright State has hired South Dakota State's Scott Nagy as its basketball coach. The Ohio school said Monday he will succeed Billy Donlon, a former Horizon Conference coach of the year who was fired after six seasons. Nagy has led South Dakota State to the NCAA Tournament three of the last five seasons. This season he led the Jackrabbits to a 26-8 record and...
Via AP on Fox
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

S. Dakota St.-Stanford Preview

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Three seasons ago before a Thanksgiving Day tournament game in Puerto Vallarta, Tara VanDerveer surprised and impressed Aaron Johnston with her knowledge of his South Dakota State team - and his state in general. From the complex issues such as struggles facing the Native American communities, to the finer details about the Jackrabbits program she hardly needed...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Stanford coach Tara VanDerveer influences so many coaches

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Three seasons ago before a Thanksgiving Day tournament game in Puerto Vallarta, Tara VanDerveer surprised and impressed Aaron Johnston with her knowledge of his South Dakota State team - and his state in general. From the complex issues such as struggles facing the Native American communities, to the finer details about the Jackrabbits program she hardly...
Via AP on Fox
March 20, 2016  |  Discuss

No. 12 South Dakota State stuns fifth-seeded Miami 74-71

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) Macy Miller and Gabby Boever combined for three free throws over the final 35.6 seconds to bail out their teammates' poor shooting late at the line, and No. 12 seed South Dakota State stunned fifth-seeded Miami 74-71 in the first round of the NCAA tournament Saturday. Miller finished with 18 points, while Madison Guebert scored 19 points and matched an NCAA...
Via AP on Fox
March 19, 2016  |  Discuss

There Are Now Zero Perfect Brackets On ESPN’s NCAA Tournament Bracket Challenge

The road to a perfect bracket on ESPN’s “Tournament Challenge” ended at roughly 7 p.m. E.T. Friday.  ESPN announced following No. 5 seed Maryland’s win over No. 12 seed South Dakota State that there are zero perfect brackets remaining in their challenge.  There were roughly 13 million brackets entered this year.  And then there were none. Over 13 million brackets in ESPN...
Via College Spun
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Jackrabbits seek 1st NCAA Tournament win

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) South Dakota State coach Scott Nagy has no illusions that his team will win a shootout with fifth-seeded Maryland in their NCAA Tournament opener on Friday. Nagy said the Jackrabbits will have to rely on defense and rebounding if they want a chance to win the first NCAA game in program history. The 12th-seeded Jackrabbits (26-7) will also have to shoot better...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Maryland reminds South Dakota State coach of former March Madness runner-up

Maryland and South Dakota State competed in different brackets at the Cancun Challenge in November, but coaches Mark Turgeon and Scott Nagy made it a point to watch each other’s teams rather than hit the beach. As a result, there was already some familiarity between the Terps and Jackrabbits when Friday’s first-round NCAA tournament matchup was announced. […]
Via DC Sports Blog
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Maryland vs. South Dakota State – Game Time, TV Channel, Announcers, Betting Line, Predictions

Facebook/Maryland Basketball The 2016 NCAA Tournament Bracket was revealed Sunday evening on CBS. The Maryland Terrapins, out of the Big 10, earned the No. 5 seed in the South region, where they will face the twelfth-seeded South Dakota State Jackrabbits, out of the Summit League. The Terps (25-8) were knocked out in the semifinals of the Big Ten tournament, while the Jackrabbits...
Via College Spun
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss

South Dakota State headed back to the Big Dance

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Freshman forward Mike Daum scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds Tuesday night to lead South Dakota State to a 67-59 win over North Dakota State to capture the Summit League championship and an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament.Deondre Parks added 14 points for the Jackrabbits (26-7), who advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the third time in the past...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

South Dakota State men win Summit championship, 67-59

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) Freshman forward Mike Daum scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds Tuesday night to lead South Dakota State to a 67-59 win over North Dakota State to capture the Summit League championship and an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament. Deondre Parks added 14 points for the Jackrabbits (26-7), who advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the third time in the...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

South Dakota State wins Summit League Tournament

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits defeated the North Dakota State Bison in Sioux Falls this evening to win the Summit League Tournament and punch a ticket to the NCAA Tournament next week. Freshman Mike Daum led South Dakota State with 18 points and nine rebounds off the bench as South Dakota State pulled away in the second half of what was initially a very close game, with the...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

South Dakota State women win Summit championship 61-55

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) Macy Miller had 18 points and 10 rebounds Tuesday to lead South Dakota State to a 61-55 win over South Dakota to capture the Summit League championship and an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament. The defense-led victory gives South Dakota State (26-6) its seventh trip to the March tournament in the past eight years. Madison Guebert added 14 points for...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

South Dakota State edges Denver in Summit tourney 54-53

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) Mike Daum scored 15 points and second-seeded South Dakota State edged No. 6 seed Denver 54-53 in a Summit League semifinal game on Thursday night. The Jackrabbits (25-7) face fifth-seeded North Dakota State, which eliminated IPFW, on Tuesday in the final. The Jackrabbits led 30-22 at intermission, but SDSU went 7:21 spanning halftime without scoring and...
Via AP on Fox
March 08, 2016  |  Discuss

South Dakota St. grabs share of title, beats ORU 73-65

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) Freshman Mike Daum scored 20 points on Senior Night to lead South Dakota State to a 73-65 win over Oral Roberts on Saturday to secure a share of the Summit League regular season title. South Dakota State (23-7, 12-4), which tied with IPFW for the title, will have the No. 2 seed going into the conference tournament. Reed Tellinghuisen had 15 points, George...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2016  |  Discuss

South Dakota State handles North Dakota State 71-59

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) Mike Daum scored 20 points on 8-of-14 shooting with six rebounds and South Dakota State handled North Dakota State 71-59 Thursday night. George Marshall had 15 points, Reed Tellinghuisen added 14 and Deondre Parks scored 11 points with seven rebounds. The Jackrabbits (22-7, 11-4 Summit League) pull to within a half-game of conference-leading IPFW, pending...
Via AP on Fox
February 25, 2016  |  Discuss

South Dakota State tops Western Illinois 87-67

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) Mike Daum scored 18 points, Deondre Parks had 17 points and seven rebounds, and South Dakota State breezed past Western Illinois 87-67 on Saturday. Daum finished 5 of 6 from the field and 8 of 8 at the free-throw line, where the Jackrabbits (21-7, 10-4 Summit) combined to set a season-high with 33 makes on 37 attempts. Leading 10-8 early, South Dakota State...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Daum scores 24 points in Jackrabbits' 85-68 win over Coyotes

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) Mike Daum scored 17 of his career-high 24 points in the first half when South Dakota State went on a scoring spree and the Jackrabbits defeated South Dakota 85-68 on Saturday for their 20th victory. The Coyotes led 22-14 when the Jackrabbits took off on a 30-2 run over the next 10 minutes, including 11 points from Daum, and went up 44-28 at halftime. South...
Via AP on Fox
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

South Dakota State rolls to 80-58 win over IUPUI

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) Deondre Parks scored 17 points as South Dakota State rolled to an 80-58 win over IUPUI on Saturday night. Parks was 7 of 13 from the field for the Jackrabbits (19-5, 8-2 Summit League). George Marshall and Mike Daum added 16 points apiece. The team hit 52.5 percent from the field overall and 50 percent from the foul line. South Dakota State scored first and...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Daum leads South Dakota State over South Dakota 79-75

VERMILLION, S.D. (AP) Mike Daum scored a career high-tying 23 points, Jake Bittle added 21, and Scott Nagy earned his 400th career victory as South Dakota State outlasted South Dakota 79-75 on Saturday. Daum added 11 rebounds to notch his second career double-double for South Dakota State (16-5, 5-2 Summit League). He went 4 of 4 on 3-point attempts - all in the second half -...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

South Dakota State beats Western Illinois 63-59

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) George Marshall scored 18 points, including the go-ahead basket, and South Dakota State beat Western Illinois 63-59 on Sunday. Marshall made four 3-pointers but it was a 2-pointer with 6:31 to go that gave the Jackrabbits the lead for good at 53-52. Western Illinois' Garret Covington was fouled on a 3-point attempt with 31 seconds left and he made all three...
Via AP on Fox
January 03, 2016  |  Discuss

South Dakota State holds off Middle Tennessee 65-61

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) Deondre Parks scored 16 points and South Dakota State survived bad free throw shooting to hold off Middle Tennessee State 65-61 on Sunday. The Jackrabbits (11-3) went 15 of 33 from the foul line, 10 of 22 in the second half, but secured the win on Tevin King's free throw with 10 seconds left. South Dakota State led 63-55 on a Parks free throw with 56 seconds...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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