WBB: Jacks make it a sweep at Omaha

OMAHA, N.E. (GoJacks.com) — South Dakota State women’s basketball improved to 3-0 in Summit League play with a 62-50 road win over Omaha Friday afternoon.

The Jacks, now 10-2 overall, shot 41 percent from the field, outrebounded Omaha 39-31 and outscored the Mavericks in the paint, 38-16.

The Jacks were led by Myah Selland, who finished with 20 points, seven rebounds, five assists and three steals. Selland reached 1,000 career points at the 1:17 mark of the second quarter with her 10th point of the game.

Paiton Burckhard scored 12 points and four rebounds, while Tylee Irwin scored nine points and grabbed four rebounds. Tori Nelson added eight points and six borads. Off the bench, Mesa Byom and Madysen Vlastuin scored 11 of the 13 SDSU bench points.

South Dakota State women’s basketball defeated Omaha 64-54 Saturday afternoon to improve to 11-2 overall and 4-0 in Summit League play.

The Jackrabbits shot 43.8 percent from the field, scored 20 points in the paint and outrebounded Omaha 31-29.

Myah Selland finished just short of a double-double with 15 points and eight rebounds. Tori Nelson and Paiton Burckhard each scored 12 points and combined for nine rebounds. Burckhard added a team-best three steals. Madysen Vlastuin finished with nine points and Tylee Irwin added seven points and five rebounds.

South Dakota State returns home to face North Dakota Friday. Tipoff is set for 5 p.m. at Frost Arena.