Jacks roll past Bison in regular season finale

FARGO, N.D. (GoJacks.com) — South Dakota State women’s basketball cruised to an 85-58 road victory over North Dakota State on Thursday evening at the Scheels Center in the regular season finale.

The Jackrabbits finished 21-9 overall with a 13-3 Summit League mark. North Dakota State fell to 9-18, 6-9 Summit League.

Four Jackrabbits scored in double figures led by Tagyn Larson, who was just shy of a double double with 16 points and nine rebounds. Paiton Burckhard turned in 15 points, while Rylie Cascio Jensen and Lindsey Theuninck each had 10. Megan Bultsma blocked a career-best five shots, while Tylee Irwin tied her career high of four steals.

North Dakota State was led by Sofija Zivaljevic with 18 points. SDSU shot 51.7 percent (31-of-60) from the field compared to the Bison at 37 percent (20-of-54). NDSU held a 37-35 edge in rebounds.

South Dakota State awaits its pairing for The Summit League Tournament next week in Sioux Falls.