Women’s basketball rolls past Wyoming

BROOKINGS, S.D. (GoJacks.com) — The South Dakota State women’s basketball team defeated Wyoming 67-40 on Saturday night at Frost Arena to advance to 3-2 on the season.

Myah Selland led all scorers with 16 points. Tori Nelson recorded eight points and a career-best five rebounds. The pair of Rylie Cascio Jensen and Paiton Burckhard turned in seven points apiece, while Burckhard held a team-best six rebounds.

Tylee Irwin added five boards to help the Jackrabbits outrebound Wyoming 36-30.

12 Jackrabbits saw the court in the contest, 10 of which scored, with 25 points coming off the bench. State converted 17 points off the Cowgirls’ 10 turnovers.

“The Jackrabbits shot 46.3 percent (25-of-54) from the field, while holding Wyoming to 34 percent.

South Dakota State will travel to Mexico next week to compete in the Cancun Challenge, Thursday-Saturday. The Jackrabbits will take on South Florida, Notre Dame and Florida Gulf Coast.