SIOUX FALLS, S.D. ( – The South Dakota State women’s basketball team defeated Dakota Wesleyan, 77-46 Friday night at the Sanford Pentagon.

The Jackrabbits improved to 1-2 after picking up their first win of the season.

Paiton Burckhard led the way with a career-best 23 points. The sophomore added four rebounds and two steals. Tagyn Larson recorded 10 points, five boards and a team-leading 5 assists. Myah Selland paced the Jacks with eight rebounds, while adding nine points and five steals. Rylie Cascio Jensen also recorded five steals and tallied four assists.

South Dakota State will host Montana State in its home opener Thursday. Tipoff is slated for 7 p.m.

(Photo: SDSU Sports Information)