FARGO, N.D. (GoJacks.com) — No. 23/25 South Dakota State women’s basketball defeated North Dakota State 86-78 Friday night for its 15th consecutive win.
Individually, Tylee Irwin scored a career high 25 points, recorded four rebounds and three steals. Paiton Burckhard recorded her fifth career double-double with 14 points, 11 rebounds and six assists. Myah Selland finished with 10 points, four rebounds and four assists. Lindsey Theuninck and Tori Nelson each scored eight points with Theuninck adding five rebounds. Kallie Theisen added seven rebounds and two assists.
No. 23/25 South Dakota State women’s basketball won its 16th consecutive game and remained undefeated in conference play with a 69-60 win over North Dakota State Saturday night.
The Jackrabbits, who clinched a share of the league regular season title, are now 19-2 and 12-0 in Summit League play. The Jacks shot 47.9 percent from the field, recorded five blocks and won the steal battle, 11-2.
After scoring a career-high 25 points in last night’s win, Tylee Irwin came up big once again tonight, scoring 31 points on 11-of-15 shooting, including 4-for-5 from 3-point range and surpassing the 1,000 point mark. Irwin added three rebounds, two assists and two blocks to her statline. Paiton Burckhard scored eight of her 11 points in the second half while recording six rebounds and two steals. Madysen Vlastuin made all three of her 3-point attempts beyond the arch to total her nine points. Lindsey Theuninck and Haley Greer each scored five points, recorded three rebounds, two assists and combined for five steals.
South Dakota State is scheduled to return home to wrap up the regular season against Kansas City Feb. 26-27. Tipoff is set for 5 p.m. both nights inside Frost Arena.