Women’s basketball earns No. 2 seed

SIOUX FALLS (GoJacks.com) — The South Dakota State women’s basketball team was tabbed the No. 2 seed in the 2020 Summit League Championships in Sioux Falls, March 7-10. The Jackrabbits will play seventh-seeded North Dakota on Saturday at 2 p.m.

SDSU finished its regular season 21-9 overall with a 13-3 mark in conference play, while the Fighting Hawks finished 15-14, 6-10 Summit League.

South Dakota State is 28-2 all-time at The Summit League Tournament. The Jacks look to claim their 10th championship title in 12 years. The last time State was seeded second was in 2017-18 when it advanced to the finals and upset No. 1 seeded South Dakota.

The winner of Sunday’s quarterfinal will face either No. 3 Denver or sixth-seeded North Dakota State in the semifinals Monday at 2:30 p.m.

All four quarterfinals and both semifinals will air on MidcosSN with an ESPN+ simulcast.

Tuesday’s championships game is set for 1 p.m. and will be televised live on ESPNU and available on WatchESPN.com.

All men’s and women’s games at The Summit League Basketball Championships can be viewed live across multiple platforms ranging from cable television to handheld devices. The coverage by Midco Sports Network and ESPN platforms marks the 11th consecutive season that both the men’s and women’s tournaments are available in their entirety. MidcoSN’s involvement dates back to 2010 while the women’s title game has aired on ESPNU for the 12th straight year.

Ticket information for the 2020 Summit League Basketball Championships can be found at www.thesummitleague.org/ticket. Tickets may be purchased at all TicketMaster locations, online at www.ticketmaster.com, or in person at the Denny Sanford PREMIER Center Box Office.

For complete information on this year’s tournament, visit The Summit League’s championships website at www.thesummitleague.org/march2thesummit.