USD basketball back to prove themselves this season

In the next week, both the men’s and women’s basketball teams will begin their seasons at home in the Sanford Coyote Sports Center (SCSC). First, the men hit the court Thursday to take on Simpson College in an exhibition match, then the women will compete against Oklahoma Tuesday. During the 2020-21 season, in which COVID-19 […]

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Women’s basketball announces non-conference slate

Dawn Plitzuweit and the USD women’s basketball team have announced their full non-conference schedule for the 2021-22 season, and there are a handful of 2020 rematches in the opening few weeks of the season. The defending Summit League Tournament champions will open the season with back-to-back games against Power Five Conference foes in South Dakota’s […]

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Coyotes fall to Oregon in NCAA Tournament

For the second time in three years, the USD women’s basketball team participated in the NCAA Tournament, and faced a similar result, falling in the first round to a Power 5 Conference opponent. The Coyotes fell to the ACC’s Clemson in 2019 after earned an at-large bid to the tournament. Monday, The eleventh seeded Coyotes […]

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Lee tabbed Coach of the Year, seven players with All-Summit honors

USD men’s basketball coach Todd Lee was named Summit League Coach of the Year, and seven Coyote basketball players were named to all-Summit League teams Thursday afternoon.  Lee led the Coyotes to the no. 2 seed in the Summit League with a 11-4 conference record and a 13-10 overall record. The Coyotes were picked fifth […]

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Senior women’s basketball players make decisions on extra year of eligibility

As postseason play approaches for many USD sports, athletes are seniors are pressed with deciding on whether to extend their time at USD an extra year to compete one last season. Two Coyote women’s basketball players announced their plans Monday at USD’s pre-Summit League Tournament press conference. “I mean I have told other people I […]

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USD women’s basketball ready to make tournament run at the Pentagon

Throughout the women’s basketball season, uncertainty loomed. Would the season begin on time? Would they be able to play non-conference games? Would they make it through their conference season? Would an end-of-the-year tournament be possible? The women didn’t let this uncertainty stop them, and instead they took the opportunity to play the 2020-21 season as […]

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Women’s basketball win over Oral Roberts with 21-point advantage

The Saturday afternoon match-up between the Coyote women’s basketball team and Oral Roberts ended in a 75-54 Coyote win.  The women began the game strong by winning the tip and going on a 9-0 run against Oral Roberts. The first points for the Golden Eagles didn’t come until the 5:28 mark of the first quarter. […]

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Coyote women’s basketball pink jersey auction takes place this week

USD’s athletic department is auctioning off five pink jerseys with proceeds going to the Dakota Hospital Foundation this week.  The pink jersey auction runs in conjunction with USD’s annual Pink Game which is scheduled for Sunday at noon as the Coyotes take on Oral Roberts in the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. The Coyotes sport pink […]

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Coyote basketball drops three in Brookings

The men’s and women’s basketball teams traveled to Brookings last weekend to take on the South Dakota State Jackrabbits. Friday night started with a women’s game tip-off at 5 p.m. SDSU took an early lead in the first period and maintained that lead throughout the game. Freshman guard, Maddie Krull scored the first points for […]

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