WBB: Jacks stun Yotes


BROOKINGS, S.D. (GoJacks.com) — South Dakota State evened its season series against South Dakota Saturday afternoon with a 75-65 win over the Coyotes in front of more than 3,500 fans at Frost Arena. After trailing by two points at halftime, the Jacks rallied to outscore USD 23-12 in the third quarter and held off the visitors the rest of the way.

Paige Meyer and Tori Nelson scored 16 points apiece for SDSU and were joined in double figures by Tylee Irwin (14) and Haleigh Timmer (11).

Hannah Sjerven led all played with 21 points and 16 rebounds for the Coyotes. Chloe Lamb (16) and Liv Korngable (12) were also in double digits.

With the win, SDSU moves to 11-1 in the Summit League and is tied with the Coyotes for first place in the conference standings.

The Jacks travel to Denver on Thursday for a 7 p.m. tip.  The Coyotes come home to face Omaha February 12th.