No. 3 Oregon too much for the Jacks

EUGENE, Ore. (GoJacks.com)– South Dakota State women’s basketball fell to No. 3 Oregon, 95-56, on Sunday afternoon at Matthew Knight Arena.

The Jackrabbits fell to 6-4 on the season as Oregon improved to 7-1.

South Dakota State was led on offense by Tylee Irwin who turned in 10 points. Lindsey Theuninck recorded nine points, while Rylie Cascio Jensen and Paiton Burckhard added eight points apiece. Theuninck was credited with a team-best four assists and Cascio Jensen picked up two steals.

Three Jackrabbits, including Burckhard, Tagyn Larson and Kallie Theisen, pulled down four boards each. Oregon held a 32-26 advantage in rebounds, while shooting 64.2 percent from the field.

Ruthy Hebard led five Oregon players in double figures with 22 points on 11-of-15 shooting from the field. Holly Winterburn came off the bench to sink five treys en route to 17 points. Preseason player of the year Sabrina Ionescu added 12 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds for the Ducks.

South Dakota State returns home as it welcomes Chattanooga to Frost Arena on Wednesday. Tipoff is set for 7 p.m.

(PHOTO: SDSU Sports Information)