SDSU, USD basketball teams meetIt’s a big weekend for NCAA Division I hoops in South Dakota this weekend. The South Dakota State University and University of South Dakota men’s and women’s basketball teams face off.
It’s a big weekend for NCAA Division I hoops in South Dakota this weekend.
The South Dakota State University and University of South Dakota men’s and women’s basketball teams face off.
The men kick off the doubleheader weekend at 4:05 p.m. today in Vermillion. The women play at 2 p.m. Sunday at Frost Arena in Brookings.
Both games are scheduled to be televised regionally on Midco Sports Net.
SDSU men (11-5, 2-1 Summit) lead 115-91 the all-time series, which dates back to the 1914-1915 season.
After an eight-year intermission, the teams renewed their rivalry by splitting games last season.
The Jackrabbits are led by Nate Wolters, who is averaging 20.6 points per game.
The Coyote men (6-10, 2-2 Summit) are on a two-game losing streak and are 4-3 at home this season. USD is led by Juevol Myles, who has 14.9 points per game this season.
The SDSU women (10-5, 2-0 Summit) lead the all-time series 48-22, winning 29 of the last 32 meetings. The schools split when facing each other last season.
SDSU women’s coach Aaron Johnston recorded his 300th win Thursday as the Jackrabbits defeated conference foe University of Missouri-Kansas City 82-47.
Ashley Eide leads the SDSU women in scoring with 14.9 points per game.
The Coyote women (7-8, 2-0 Summit) are on a two-game win streak and are led by Nicole Seekamp, who is averaging 14.7 points per game.