WBB: South Dakota upsets Ole Miss


WACO, T.X. (GoYotes.com) — South Dakota got 20 points each from super seniors Chloe Lamb and Hannah Sjerven and led wire-to-wire in a dominant 75-61 win over Ole Miss in the first round of the NCAA Women’s Tournament on Friday afternoon inside the Ferrell Center.

It was the program’s first NCAA Tournament win in four tries.

South Dakota (28-5, 17-1) added 13 points from second-year freshman Maddie Krull, fellow super-senior Liv Korngable had 10 and second-year freshman Kyah Watson chipped in eight. The Coyotes also got 13 solid minutes and four points off the bench from Allison Peplowski.

South Dakota, the No. 10 seed in the Wichita Region, will face second-seeded Baylor in a second-round contest Sunday at a time yet to be announced.