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Watch: South Dakota St receiver makes catch after tipping ball to himself

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits beat the Northern Iowa Panthers 31-28 in a close one. South Dakota State receiver Jason Schneider had himself a game, catching 9 balls for 117 yards including this one that ended up on the Sportscenter Top 10….
Via The Student Section
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: South Dakota St receiver makes catch after tipping ball to himself

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits beat the Northern Iowa Panthers 31-28 in a close one. South Dakota State receiver Jason Schneider had himself a game, catching 9 balls for 117 yards including this one that ended up on the Sportscenter Top 10….
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

South Dakota St holds off Northern Iowa, 31-28

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) Justin Syrovatka kicked a 44-yard field goal with 1:47 left, allowing South Dakota State to knock off Northern Iowa 31-28 on Saturday. The Jackrabbits held a 28-14 lead midway through the fourth quarter, but Northern Iowa scored two touchdowns in just over a minute to tie the game with 3:45 left. David Johnson scored from 2-yards out to make it 28-21. Just...
Via AP on Fox
6 days ago  |  Discuss

South Dakota State over Missouri State 32-28

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) Zach Lujan threw three touchdowns to Jake Wieneke in South Dakota State's 32-28 win over Missouri State on Saturday night. Lujan finished with 17-of-28 passing for 310 yards for the Jackrabbits (4-2, 1-1 Missouri Valley Football Conference). Zach Zenner ran for 149 yards and a score on 27 carries. Wieneke had eight receptions for 183 yards. Lujan threw 78...
Via AP on Fox
13 days ago  |  Discuss

South Dakota St cruises past Cal Poly, 44-18

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) South Dakota State needed each of Zach Lujan TD passes and all of Zach Zenner's rushing yards Saturday to beat Cal Poly 44-18 and end a three-game losing streak to the Mustangs. Lujan threw three touchdown passes for the Jackrabbits (1-1). Zenner ran for 193 yards and a touchdown. Zenner, who has rushed for 2,000 yards in two straight seasons, came in needing...
Via AP on Fox
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

South Dakota State-Missouri Preview Capsule

SOUTH DAKOTA STATE (9-5) at No. 24 MISSOURI (12-2), 3:30 p.m. ET Saturday (ESPNU) Line: No line. Series Record: First meeting WHAT'S AT STAKE Moving on minus nine players who were in NFL camps this summer and lightly regarded in SEC once again, Missouri gets a warmup game. The defending SEC Eastern champions are picked to finish fourth. The Tigers are 13-0 against FCS competition...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

South Dakota State's Zach Zenner is everybody's All-American

BROOKINGS, S.D. — Crowded around two medium-sized tables in South Dakota State football coach John Stiegelmeier’s modest kitchen, the 16 seniors on his Jackrabbits team were discussing their most embarrassing sports memories over a pork loin feast on a rare Sunday reprieve from the team’s training camp grind earlier this month. The annual senior dinner is a matter of tradition...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

South Dakota State's Zach Zenner is everybody's All-American

BROOKINGS, S.D. — Crowded around two medium-sized tables in South Dakota State football coach John Stiegelmeier’s modest kitchen, the 16 seniors on his Jackrabbits team were discussing their most embarrassing sports memories over a pork loin feast on a rare Sunday reprieve from the team’s training camp grind earlier this month. The annual senior dinner is a matter of tradition...
Via Fox Sports
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

South Dakota St runs past W Illinois late, 62-50

Jordan Dykstra scored 16 of his 20 points in the second half and grabbed 13 rebounds as South Dakota State ran away from Western Illinois for a 62-50 win Saturday night. Dykstra tied the game at 28 with 15:30 left and Jake Bittle gave the Jackrabbits the lead on back-to-back jumpers to spark a 13-4 run that put South Dakota State in charge with a 41-32 lead. Bittle finishd with...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

S. Dakota St. pulls away from Nebraska-Omaha 77-60

Cody Larson and Jake Bittle each scored 16 points and hauled in 10 rebounds to lead South Dakota State o a 77-60 win over Nebraska-Omaha on Thursday night. Trailing by a point early in the first period, South Dakota State (15-10, 7-3 Summit League) took control with a 12-3 run capped by a Larson layup that made it 24-16 with 10:52 to go in the half, and never trailed again. The...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

S. Dakota St. edges S. Dakota 70-68

Jake Bittle had a crucial steal and then sank a pair of free throws with 5 seconds left as South Dakota State hung on for a 70-68 win over South Dakota on Saturday. Leading 67-59 with just under 4 minutes to play, South Dakota State (12-10, 4-3 Summit League) had to hold off South Dakota down the stretch as its advantage shrunk to 68-66 with 1:10 to go. Bittle turned it around...
Via AP on Fox
February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska-Omaha defeats South Dakota State 80-71

Marcus Tyus scored 13 of his 16 points in the first half as Nebraska-Omaha rolled to an 80-71 victory Saturday over South Dakota State. Tyus scored Nebraska-Omaha's first seven points to give the Mavericks a 7-6 lead, and they led the rest of the way. South Dakota State could only pull within four points, 48-44 with 13:02 remaining. Nebraska-Omaha had an 11-point lead twice...
Via AP on Fox
January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

South Dakota St. beats Western Illinois 64-55

Jordan Dykstra scored 20 points and Brayden Carlson added 16 as South Dakota State jumped out to an early lead and never trailed in a 64-55 victory over Western Illinois on Thursday night. The Jackrabbits (10-8, 2-1 Summit) started the game with eight straight points, and went ahead 34-27 at the half. They opened up the second half on a 7-0 run and led by as many as 15 points after...
Via AP on Fox
January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

South Dakota State closes out IUPUI, 86-70

Jordan Dykstra scored 26 points and Cody Larson added another 22 as South Dakota State opened Summit League play with an 86-70 win over Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis Thursday night. Khufu Najee drilled a 3-pointer with 3:14 left to play to cut the South Dakota State lead to three, 73-70, but Dykstra answered with a layup with 2:55 left and was fouled by Donovan...
Via AP on Fox
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

George Marshall to play at South Dakota State

(Photo courtesy Associated Press) When news came out during the Marquette game that George Marshall was transferring, it wasn't that much of a surprise. He missed much of the season due to a concussion and when he returned his minutes weren't there as Josh Gasser was back and Bronson Koenig had impressed. Now's he's found a place to play. Recent reports have...
Via Madtown Badgers
January 08, 2014  |  Discuss

South Dakota State beats North Dakota 77-70

Brayden Carlson scored 22 points and Cody Larson added 21 on Saturday and South Dakota State held off a North Dakota surge to win 77-70. Troy Huff opened with a dunk for North Dakota (3-7), but Larson hit a jumper, layup and free throw to put the Jackrabbits (7-7) ahead 7-2, and Anders Broman hit back-to-back 3-pointers to boost the lead to 19-10. But North Dakota came back with...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

South Dakota State beats Wayne (Neb.) 75-56

Jordan Dykstra scored 18 points and Cody Larson and Brayden Carlson 16 apiece as South Dakota State defeated Wayne State (Neb.) 75-56 on Wednesday night. The Jackrabbits (6-7) made a season-high 60 percent of their shots with a 27-of-45 performance, scoring 40 points in the paint to just 16 for the Division II Wildcats. The Jackrabbits never trailed, leading 49-33 at the half and...
Via AP on Fox
December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

South Dakota State upsets Belmont 85-72

Brayden Carlson scored 20 and Jake Bittle added a career-high 19 points to lead South Dakota State to an 85-72 upset over visiting Belmont on Saturday. The victory was big for South Dakota State (5-7) as it came against a Belmont squad that entered the game with its daily RPI of 22 and a victory over No. 18 North Carolina on its resume. The Jackrabbits opened the second half shooting...
Via AP on Fox
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

South Dakota St. defeats No. 12 Penn St. 83-79

Megan Waytashek and Steph Paluch scored 18 points apiece as South Dakota State defeated No. 12 Penn State 83-79 despite squandering a 20-point halftime lead Wednesday night. The Jackrabbits (7-4) had a 23-point lead when Paluch opened the second half with a 3 and were up 21 with 14:39 left when a Dara Tayler three-point play started a 10-0 for Penn State. The lead was still in double...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

South Dakota State defeats Dakota State 88-62

Cody Larson scored a game-high 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as South Dakota State won easily over Dakota State of the NAIA, 88-62 Wednesday night. Larson picks up his third double-double this season. South Dakota State (4-6) had 10 players score, including four in double figures. Jordan Dykstra also scored a game-high 17 points. Anders Broman and Chad White each hit three 3...
Via AP on Fox
December 04, 2013  |  Discuss

South Dakota State beats Northern Arizona 26-7

Zach Zenner rushed for 249 yards and two touchdowns to lead South Dakota State to a 26-7 victory over Northern Arizona Saturday night. After a scoreless first quarter, Northern Arizona got on the board first at 9:56 in the second on a 6-yard Zach Bauman run. Zenner answered for the Jackrabbits (9-4) with an 87-yard touchdown run on first down to put the halftime score at 7-7. In...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

NAU ousted from FCS playoffs by South Dakota State

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Zach Zenner rushed for 249 yards and two touchdowns to lead South Dakota State to a 26-7 victory over Northern Arizona Saturday night. After a scoreless first quarter, Northern Arizona got on the board first at 9:56 in the second on a 6-yard Zach Bauman run. Zenner answered for the Jackrabbits (9-4) with an 87-yard touchdown run on first down to put the halftime...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Lumberjacks' long wait for postseason football is over

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. -- Northern Arizona plays its first postseason football game in 10 years Saturday, hosting the South Dakota State Jackrabbits at 6 p.m. at the Walkup Skydome. NAU enters the postseason with a six-game winning streak. The Lumberjacks are 9-2 overall and ranked No. 8 in The Sports Network FCS poll. South Dakota State, ranked No. 13, is 8-4 and playing in the postseason...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

South Dakota State defeats Youngstown State 42-13

Zac Zenner scored three touchdowns as South Dakota State kept its FCS playoff hopes alive with a 42-13 win Saturday over Youngstown State. Zenner ran for 186 of the Jackrabbits' 312 yards rushing in a battle between two top-20 FCS teams. Seventeenth-ranked SDSU (8-4, 5-3 Missouri Valley) won its fourth straight game, while No. 18 Youngstown State (8-4, 5-3) lost its third straight...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Dykstra sparks SD St win over SW Minnesota 83-62

Jordan Dykstra scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Cody Larson had 13 points and 12 boards as South Dakota State had no problem with Southwest Minnesota State on Monday. The Jackrabbits (1-3) shot 52.5 percent with Brayden Carlson getting 16 points, Chad White 13 and Anders Broman 10 off the bench. The Mustangs (1-2) were led by reserve Dole Martin with 11 points. They...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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