WBB: Jacks top Omaha


BROOKINGS, S.D. (GoJacks.com) — South Dakota State women’s basketball topped Omaha 77-62 Saturday afternoon at Frost Arena to move to 17-8 on the season and 13-1 in the Summit League. Paiton Burckhard and Paige Meyer paced the Jackrabbits with 16 points apiece, followed by Myah Selland’s 13 points to go with nine rebounds, eight assists and three blocks.

Meyer’s scoring output came on 6-of-8 shooting and a perfect 3-for-3 afternoon from beyond the arc. The freshman also gave out six assists and tallied two steals in her 30 minutes. Burckhard knocked down four 3-point buckets, matching her career best, and had six rebounds and two steals. The majority of Selland’s work came after halftime as the redshirt junior scored eight points, grabbed six boards and gave out five assists in the second 20 minutes.

SDSU will make it final road swing of the Summit League season to Western Illinois and St. Thomas next week. Tip against Western Illinois is set for 6 p.m. Thursday night in Macomb.