WBB: Jackrabbit women advance to Summit League title game


SIOUX FALLS – The women of South Dakota State punched their ticket to the championship round of the Summit League Tournament with a 72-53 win over No. 4 Oral Roberts Monday afternoon at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center.

The Jackrabbits will play in the title game for the 11th time in the last 14 seasons.

Four Jackrabbits ended the game in double figures, paced by Paiton Burckhard and Myah Selland with 16 points apiece. Haleigh Timmer came off the bench for 12 points, followed by Nelson with 11.

Burckhard’s output came with a 4-for-4 effort from the 3-point line and 5-for-7 performance overall. She also had eight rebounds to lead the Jacks. Selland was 7-for-13 from the floor for her 16 points to go with six assists and four rebounds.

SDSU will take on South Dakota in the championship game Tuesday afternoon at 1 p.m. It will be the seventh all-time meeting in the title game between the Jackrabbits and the Coyotes.