User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


31° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Freezing rain switching to snow Sunday evening through Monday.

 

News

[0] My Saved Articles
NHL
St. Louis
2
San Jose
3
Updated: Dec 21, 2014 2:45AM
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

WBK: Jacks Open Summit League Play With Win

December 30, 2012, 4:38 PM

WBK: Jacks Open Summit League Play With Win
BROOKINGS, SD -

Ashley Eide hit the 20-point mark for the third consecutive game, leading South Dakota State over North Dakota State, 76-57, in the Summit League women’s basketball opener for both teams Sunday afternoon at Frost Arena.

In recording win No. 299 of head coach Aaron Johnston’s career, the Jackrabbits improved to 9-5 overall. NDSU dropped to 4-9 on theseason.

SDSU got off to a fast start, making eight of its first 10 shots from the field to build an early 18-5 lead. Back-to-back three-pointers by Ashley Eide and Megan Waytashek fueled the outburst, which included a pair of baskets by Leah Dietel.

The Jackrabbits continued to extend their lead throughout the first half, taking their largest lead of the opening stanza, 45-17, on consecutive three-pointers from opposite sides of the floor by Hannah Strop in the closing minutes. SDSU, which shot 54.8 percent (25-of-47) in the first half, led 45-19 at halftime.

The SDSU lead quickly grew to 30 points early in the second half. NDSU put together a run to get back to within 22 points at 58-36, but the Jackrabbits scored the next nine on treys by Eide and Waytashek, followed by a traditional three-point play by Dietel.

Eide finished with a game-high 20 points on 9-of-13 shooting from the field. Waytashek scored 17 points, while Dietel ended the afternoon with 14 points and a game-high eight rebounds.

The Jackrabbits shot an even 50 percent for the game, 28-of-56, including an 8-of-13 effort from behind the arc. Waytashek was 3-for-3 on three-pointers, while Hannah Strop went 3-for-4 en route to ninepoints. At the line, SDSU was 12-of-15, 80 percent.

Holly Johnson, Dani DeGagne and Katie Birkel each scored 11 points to lead NDSU. The Bison ended the day 23-of-56 from the field, 41.1 percent, with a 4-for-13 effort on three-point attempts. NDSU made 7-of-10 free throw tries for 70 percent.

NDSU held a slim 33-32 rebounding advantage as DeGagne and Jamie Van Kirk each recorded six rebounds.

The Jackrabbits return to action Thursday (Jan. 3) by hosting Kansas City in a 7 p.m. contest at Frost Arena.

Courtesy: Jason Hove, SDSU

Previous Story

Next Story




Sponsored
Find Local Businesses on KELO Pages!

View sports

You may also like

Former USD Head Basketball Coach Died Sunday

12/16/2014 6:14 AM

Former University of South Dakota men's basketball coach Doug Martin has died in La Crosse, Wis., his hometown.

Full Story
The KELOLAND/Yankton Press & Dakotan HS Basketball Polls: Dec. 14

12/15/2014 12:00 AM

Basketball rankings from KELOLAND Sports/Yankton Press & Dakotan: Dec. 14

Full Story
Union Takes NFL To Court Over Adrian Peterson

12/15/2014 10:13 AM

The NFL Players Association has filed a federal lawsuit for Adrian Peterson, asking the court to dismiss an arbitrator's decision to uphold the NF...

Full Story
49ers Release McDonald Amid Further Legal Trouble

12/17/2014 2:56 PM

Defensive lineman Ray McDonald has been released by the San Francisco 49ers amid an investigation by San Jose police into McDonald on suspicion of sex...

Full Story
Source: Pelini Goes Home As Youngstown State Coach

12/16/2014 12:00 PM

A person with knowledge of the decision tells The Associated Press that former Nebraska coach Bo Pelini will be the next coach at Youngstown State, an...

Full Story


Events