WBB: Coyotes dominate Roos

KANSAS CITY, Mo.(GoYotes.com) —South Dakota rolled to a 26-3 lead in the first quarter and continued growing the margin through all four quarters in a 92-34 victory over Kansas City on Friday afternoon inside the Swinney Center.

Senior guard Liv Korngable tied her career high of 24 points on a near perfect afternoon of shooting. She finished 10-of-11 from the floor, handed out three assists, grabbed three boards and stole the ball twice.

She was one of four Coyotes in double-figures for the second time in three league games. Senior guard Chloe Lamb added 17 points with three made 3-pointers. She moved into 10th in USD career history for 3-pointers made with 151. Senior center Hannah Sjerven added 13 points and nine rebounds in just 19 minutes. Sjerven, who scored her 1,000th collegiate point against Denver last weekend, now sits 24 points away from 1,000 at USD.

Sophomore forward Alexi Hempe recorded her first career double-figure game with 10 points and four boards.

Of the 13 available Coyotes for the game, 11 made it into the scoring column. Sophomore Jeniah Ugofsky tallied a season-best eight points, while freshman Maddie Krull and junior Regan Sankey each scored six.

Three Coyotes reached double-figures as South Dakota defeated Kansas City 80-53 on Saturday afternoon.

South Dakota (8-3, 4-0 Summit) won its 22nd consecutive game in league play dating back to the 2018-19 season. The Coyotes are 7-0 when scoring 80 or more points this season.

Senior guard Chloe Lamb recorded her 10th career 20-point game with a game-high 22 points. She made 8-of-14 from the field. Seven of her 10 career 20-point games have come on the road.

 Freshman guard Maddie Krull scored a career-best 15 points on 5-of-8 shooting from the floor.

 Senior guard Liv Korngable added 15 points, grabbed six boards and dished out a game-high four assists.

The Coyotes enter a bye week, returning to action on Jan. 22 at Western Illinois in Macomb.