Women top Chattanooga

BROOKINGS, S.D. (GoJacks.com) — South Dakota State women’s basketball topped Chattanooga, 71-56, on Wednesday night at Frost Arena to advance to 7-4 on the season.

Four Jackrabbits reached double figures, led by Tagyn Larson with a season-high 15 points, going 6-of-7 from the field including 3-of-3 from beyond the arc. Larson also lead the team defensively with six rebounds while dishing a career-best eight assists.

Lindsey Theuninck turned in a career-high 13 points in her first ever start as a Jackrabbit. Paiton Burckhard recorded 11 points and 5 boards, while Sydney Stapleton added 10 points. Additionally, Rylie Cascio Jensen posted five assists.

The Jackrabbits shot 48.4 percent (29-of-60) from the field and 42.1 percent from long distance. The Mocs, led by Eboni Williams (11 points), went 41.7 percent (10-of-24) from beyond the arc.

South Dakota State continues its three-game homestand as it hosts Central Michigan on Saturday. Tipoff is set for 2 p.m.