‘The Magnificent Seven’ outlast Purdue-Fort Wayne in Summit League upset

Injured. Worn down. Run thin. It’s been the story of the 2018 Coyote men’s basketball team, a group whose battle with attrition often decides their fate late in games. That’s why, eight minutes into Sunday’s matchup with Summit League leader Purdue-Fort Wayne (12-8, 4-1), Dan Jech’s limp off the court could’ve triggered another Coyote loss […]

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Coyotes receive boost from Sjerven, top Mastadons 69-51

After a sluggish start, the Coyote women’s basketball team took down Purdue-Fort Wayne inside the Sandford Coyote Sports Center Saturday afternoon. Redshirt sophomore Hannah Sjerven, awarded her first USD (15-3, 3-1) start due to an ankle injury to Madison McKeever, eclipsed 20 points in back-to-back games, finishing with 21 points and an efficient 8-of-11 from […]

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Coyotes hold on for double overtime thriller, tops SDSU 105-98

Junior Ciara Duffy surpassed the 1,000 career-point mark and played all but one minute, lifting the Coyotes past rival South Dakota State at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center on Sunday afternoon. Duffy’s 28 points and nine rebounds paced an offense that shot 50 percent from the field and 31-of-41 from the free throw line. Jackrabbits […]

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Coyotes can’t hang with State, fall 79-61

Act I of the South Dakota-South Dakota State doubleheader in Vermillion on Sunday ended in a thrilling 105-98 victory for the Coyote women. But Act II, featuring the men’s teams, ended much differently, a 79-61 victory for the Jackrabbits. The Coyotes, fresh off a 71-70 win over Denver Wednesday, couldn’t translate their momentum into Sunday’s […]

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