No. 23 South Dakota State women win 11th straight
BROOKINGS, S.D. — Myah Selland had 17 points, five rebounds and nine assists, Tylee Irwin added 12 points and seven rebounds, and No. 23 South Dakota State beat South Dakota 64-45 on Friday night for its 11th straight victory.
South Dakota State snapped a three-game losing streak in the series. Last season, the Coyotes swept the regular-season series and claimed the Summit League tournament crown – marking the first time one of the teams had done so since 2013.
Sydney Stapleton scored 11 points for South Dakota State (14-2, 7-0 Summit League).
The Jackrabbits held the Coyotes to 27.3% shooting in the first half to help build a 33-24 lead. Stapleton scored all of her points in the first half, making three straight 3-pointers. The Jackrabbits outscored the Coyotes 21-9 in the third quarter to extend their lead to 21 points.
Liv Korngable scored 16 points and Hannah Sjerven had 10 points and 15 rebounds for South Dakota (10-4, 6-1).
The in-state rivals will face each other on back-to-back nights for the first time in the history of the series on Saturday.