WBB: Selland drops 26 in Summit League quarterfinal win over Denver


SIOUX FALLS – South Dakota State opened the Summit League Tournament with a dominant 86-59 win over Denver Saturday afternoon at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center. Myah Selland poured in a season-high 26 points to pace the Jackrabbit offense.

Selland’s 26 points came on 10-of-14 shooting with four 3-point buckets. Paiton Burckhard added 18 points for the Jacks and a game-high eight rebounds. Ten of the Burckhard’s points came in the third quarter on 4-of-5 shooting. Burckhard also had a team high in the assists column, giving out four helpers.

Tori Nelson joined Selland and Burckhard in double figures, posting 15 points. She continued her efficient shooting, going 6-of-8 from the floor. Lindsey Theuninck was just behind Burckhard on the glass with seven boards and Selland had five.

Kallie Theisen chipped in eight points to go with six rebounds and four blocks. Haley Greer also tallied four assists and Nelson forced two steals.

State will play again Monday at 12:30 p.m. against Oral Roberts.