WBB: Jacks set program record for steals with win over Drake in WNIT


BROOKINGS, S.D. (GoJacks.com) — The Jackrabbits compiled a 23-5 run in the third period, establishing a program record for most steals against a Division I foe, en route to a 84-66 win over Drake Thursday night at Frost Arena in the third round of the Women’s National Invitational Tournament.

Two Jackrabbits eclipsed the 20-point mark. Myah Selland tallied a game-high 21 points alongside seven rebounds, going a perfect 6-for-6 at the line, while Paiton Burckhard scored 20 points on 9-of-12 shooting.

Tori Nelson added 16 points for the Jacks, who dished out 21 assists on 31 made field goals.

SDSU (26-9) won its 13th in a row at Frost Arena and will have a chance to extend that streak Sunday when it hosts Alabama at 5 p.m. in the Postseason WNIT Quarterfinals.