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Defense helps USD women to win over Omaha

USD got a team-high 11 points from Chloe Lamb

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VERMILLION, S.D. — Suffocating defense helped the University of South Dakota women’s basketball team roll past Omaha 61-35 on Thursday in Summit League action.

The Coyotes forced 23 turnovers and held Omaha to 26.7% shooting from the field.

USD (19-5 overall, 12-1 Summit) got a team-high 11 points from Chloe Lamb, while Liv Korngable and Hannah Sjerven each had nine points.

Omaha’s Mariah Murdie had a team-high eight points and Alexis Pratt had six rebounds.

USD plays next at 1 p.m. Saturday in Vermillion against Denver in the Coyotes’ annual pink game.

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