South Dakota State had five players score in double figures as the Jackrabbits recorded an 87-62 win over North Dakota State in Saturday’s Summit League Basketball Championships at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. The quarterfinal session drew 8,944 fans.
The Jackrabbits, 24-6, were led by
‘s game-high 19 points.Sydney Palmer
scored a season-high 13 points.Madison Guebert
each added 12 points whileMyah Selland
recorded 10 points, nine rebounds and five steals.
North Dakota State, 9-20, was led by Reilly Jacobson’s 19 points and 12 rebounds.
South Dakota State closed the first quarter with an 8-2 run. Palmer and Rylie Cascio Jensen each hit 3-pointers during the run, which tied the game 18-18.
The Jackrabbits used a 23-3 run to close the second quarter to lead 48-31 at halftime. Irwin scored 10 of her points in the second quarter while Miller added seven points.
SDSU led by 16, 63-46, after three quarters and took a 25-point lead, 77-51, with 4:43 to play on a Selland layup.
- South Dakota State’s three turnovers are a season low.
- The last time the Jackrabbits had five or more players score in double figures was against Oral Roberts, Feb. 10, when they had six.
- Miller is now 17 points shy of fifth in career scoring at State. She now has 1,660 career points.
- Miller also moved into third in single-season scoring for a junior with 546 points.
- Ellie Thompson moved into 26th in career scoring with eight points today. She now has 1,238 career points.
The Jackrabbits will play the winner of Sunday’s Western Illinois/Omaha contest in The Summit League Basketball Championship semifinals at 2:30 p.m. Monday.
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