FORT WAYNE, Ind.  ( — South Dakota State women’s basketball cruised to a 100-69 Summit League victory over Purdue Fort Wayne on Sunday at Gates Sports Center.

Five Jacks reached double figures led by Paiton Burckhard with 20 points and seven boards. Tori Nelson and Megan Bultsma each recorded 16 points, while Sydney Stapleton added 12. Rylie Cascio Jensen turned in 10 points and added four assists.

Tagyn Larson dished a team-high and career-best nine assists, while adding eight points and five boards.

SDSU shot an impressive 59.4 percent from the field and 44.4 percent from beyond the arc compared to the ‘Dons with a 40.7 field goal percentage. The Jacks also held a 44-19 advantage on the boards.

The Jackrabbits improved to 13-6 on the season and 5-0 in Summit League action, while the Mastodons fell to 4-13, 0-4 Summit League.

South Dakota State returns home to host North Dakota on Thursday at 7 p.m.


(PHOTO: SDSU Sports Information)