WBB: Jackrabbits down Golden Eagles

TULSA, Okla. – No. 23 South Dakota State women’s basketball used a big second quarter to defeat Oral Roberts 82-60 Saturday afternoon inside the Mabee Center.

The Jackrabbits extended their winning streak to 13 games and improved to 16-2 overall and 9-0 in Summit League play. State shot 42.4 percent from the field, including 10 3-pointers, while outrebounding the Golden Eagles 51-28 and dishing 19 assists. SDSU held a 35-11 advantage in bench points.

Myah Selland scored 18 points, shooting 7-of-10 from the field, grabbed seven rebounds and dished five assists. Tori Nelson finished with 12 points, seven rebounds and three assists. Madysen Vlastuin added 10 points while Sydney Stapleton and Paiton Burckhard each scored nine points and Haley Greer finished with eight. Burckhard added seven rebounds.

No. 23 South Dakota State women’s basketball won its 14th consecutive game Sunday afternoon, defeating Oral Roberts 73-61.

The Jackrabbits improved to 17-2 overall and 10-0 in conference play and shot 43.5 percent from the field. State outrebounded ORU 40-38 and outscored the Golden Eagles in the paint 38-24.

Individually, Myah Selland had a career day with 30 points eight rebounds and six assists. Paiton Burckhard scored 12 points, grabbed four rebounds and dished three assists. Tylee Irwin added 11 points and six rebounds. Haley Greer finished with three blocks and Kallie Theisen recorded five rebounds.

South Dakota State is scheduled to continue its four-game road stretch Feb. 19-20 against North Dakota State. Tipoff is set for 5 p.m. both nights inside the Scheels Center.