WBB: Jackrabbits beat Kansas City to open Summit action 1-0


KANSAS CITY, M.O. (GoJacks.com) — South Dakota State opened the Summit League season Monday night with an 85-78 win over Kansas City at the Swinney Center. Paige Meyer poured in 22 points on 6-of-8 shooting for the Jackrabbits, her second-highest scoring output of the season.

Myah Selland added 19 points and six rebounds for the Jacks, both season highs, in her fifth game with the Jacks this year. Kallie Theisen added a career-best 14 points to go with nine rebounds. Tori Nelson also had 14 points.

The Jackrabbits went 7-for-10 from the free throw line in the final minute of the game to hold off the Roos comeback effort.

The Jackrabbits will continue its road trip to Tulsa, Oklahoma to take on Oral Roberts at 5 p.m. Wednesday evening.