WBB: Jacks score 87 in 44-point victory at Denver


DENVER, Colo. (GoJacks.com)- South Dakota State basketball wrapped up a three-game road stretch with an 87-43 win over Denver Saturday afternoon at Hamilton Gymnasium. Myah Selland led a balanced Jackrabbit offense with 14 points to go with four rebounds and three assists.

SDSU ended the game shooting 55 percent from the field and 10-for-12 from the free throw line compared to 29 percent field-goal shooting and a 50 percent free-throw rate for Denver.

Kallie Theisen was just behind Selland with 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting while Tori Nelson and Haleigh Timmer chipped in 11 points apiece. Nelson and Timmer combined to go 10-for-11 from the field with one 3-pointer each. Paige Meyer and Tylee Irwin contributed nine points each and Paiton Burckhard added eight. In total, 11 Jackrabbits put up at least two points in the game.

The Jackrabbits return to Frost Thursday to host St. Thomas Thursday night at 7 p.m.