Jackrabbit women defeat Green Bay

GREEN BAY, Wis. — South Dakota State women’s basketball defeated Green Bay 60-55 on Saturday evening at Kress Center to close out 2019.

The Jackrabbits wrapped up nonconference play with an 8-6 record, while Green Bay fell to 5-7.

SDSU was led by the pair of Tori Nelson and Tagyn Larson who each turned in 19 points. Rylie Casio Jensen scored a season-best 11 points and was just one point shy of her career high. Kallie Theisen and Tori Nelson each pulled down seven rebounds to lead the defensive efforts, while Lindsey Theuninck dished a team-high six assists.

The Jacks shot 47.4 percent from the field and 52.4 percent from beyond the arc in a contest that saw five lead changes and three ties. SDSU and the Phoenix were even on the boards with 34 rebounds apiece.

South Dakota State will begin conference play as it takes on Omaha on Dec. 29. Tipoff is set for 2 p.m. at Baxter Arena prior to the Jackrabbit men’s game.

 

(PHOTO: SDSU Sports Information)