Coyotes create legacy both on the court and in the stands

The women’s basketball team made school history last Saturday as they competed in the program’s first Sweet 16 game of the NCAA Women’s Division I Basketball Tournament.  Coyote fans, students and alumni made the trip to Wichita, Kansas to cheer on the women. The Intrust Arena housed roughly 8,540 fans which was much more than […]

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Coyote women rally for third consecutive Summit League title

The Coyotes came out victorious in the final round of the Summit League Tournament over in-state rivals South Dakota State (SDSU) and were named Summit League Champions. “Our ladies played with an incredible amount of toughness and fearlessness,” head coach Dawn Plitzuweit said. “SDSU is a great basketball team and somehow we were able to […]

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USD women’s basketball to play in-state rivals in final round of Summit League Tournament

The USD women defeated Kansas City, 81-67, in the semifinals of the Summit League Tournament yesterday and will advance to the final round today at 1 p.m. “I really do think it’s something that when our young ladies are growing up and dreaming about playing in college, this is the environment you want to play […]

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Coyote women advance to Summit League semifinals

The Coyote women took down the Western Illinois Leathernecks in game two of the quarterfinals at the Summit League Tournament. With this win, redshirt senior guard Chloe Lamb tied for third place in Coyote history for scoring with 1793 career points. This was the second time the Coyotes competed against the Leathernecks in less than […]

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USD women’s basketball sweeps last three games of regular season

With the season nearing an end, the USD women’s basketball team closed out both of their final regular-season home games with wins. The USD women beat the third-ranked Kansas City on Feb. 24 with a score of 71-49. The Coyotes then defeated Oral Roberts the following Saturday by outscoring the Golden Eagles 78-49.  Coyotes vs. […]

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Coyotes and Jackrabbits face each other for second time this season

Both USD basketball teams will be taking on in-state rival South Dakota State (SDSU) this week. The women’s team will take on the Jackrabbits in Brookings, while the men compete in the Sanford Coyote Sports Center (SCSC). In their last meeting on Jan. 8, the women took down the Jackrabbits 65-42. Senior guard Liv Korngable […]

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South Dakota women’s basketball continue winter break winning streak

While many students were at home for the holidays, the South Dakota women’s basketball team stayed in Vermillion to compete. Over that time, the team went 10-1 overall and stayed undefeated in the Summit League with a record of 7-0. In their first two Summit League games, the Coyotes went on the road to play […]

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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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