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Arens, Coyote women earn first league win

VERMILLION--Allison Arens scored a game-high 28 points as the University of South Dakota women's basketball team earned a 70-64 Summit League win over Denver on Wednesday in Vermillion.

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South Dakota's mascot Charlie Coyote looks at the crowd during a USD women's basketball game at the DakotaDome last year. (Matt Gade/Republic)

VERMILLION-Allison Arens scored a game-high 28 points as the University of South Dakota women's basketball team earned a 70-64 Summit League win over Denver on Wednesday in Vermillion.

Arens did most of her damage from the free-throw line, sinking 18-of-20 from the line and added 11 rebounds for a double-double. Her sister, Bridget Arens, had 12 points and Jaycee Bradley added eight points for the Coyotes. USD went 19-of-48 from the field for 39.6 percent shooting.

Denver (3-11, 0-1 Summit) went 24-of-54 from the floor for 44 percent shooting and were led by Samantha Romanowski's 15 points.

The Coyotes (12-2, 1-0 Summit) host South Dakota State at 3:30 p.m. on Saturday in Vermillion.

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