Jacks defeat North Dakota

BROOKINGS, S.D. (GoJacks.com) — South Dakota State women’s basketball won its seventh-consecutive game with a 99-64 win over North Dakota Thursday night at Frost Arena.

The Jackrabbits (14-6, 6-0) shot 50 percent from the field, recorded 22 assists and won the rebounding battle 48-36. Defensively, the Jacks held the Fighting Hawks to just 1-of-22 from beyond the arc.

Paiton Burckhard led all scorers with a career-high 27 points and shot a perfect 9-of-9 at the free throw line. Tylee Irwin grabbed a career-high 10 rebounds and Sydney Stapleton dished a career-best six assists. Tagyn Larson added 17 points and seven rebounds. Scoring in double figures for the fifth-straight game was Megan Bultsma with 11 points, while tying a career-best nine boards.

South Dakota State travels to Vermillion to take on South Dakota on Saturday. Tipoff is set for 1 p.m. at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.

 

(PHOTO: SDSU Sports Information)