Jackrabbit women roll past Western Illinois

MACOMB, I.L. (GoJacks.com) — South Dakota State women’s basketball cruised to an 89-48 Summit League victory over Western Illinois on Thursday evening at Western Hall in Macomb, Ill.

Tori Nelson paced the Jackrabbits with 17 points. The freshman added six rebounds and a team-best two blocks. Paiton Burckhard registered her third double-double this season, second consecutive, with 11 points and a career-high 12 rebounds. Tylee Irwin and Tagyn Larson added 14 and 13 points, respectively, to the offensive efforts.

The Jackrabbits advanced to 16-7 on the season with an 8-1 mark in Summit League play and remain on the road as they travel to take on Oral Roberts Saturday at 2 p.m.