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SDSU women stun Miami in NCAA first round

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) -- Mitchell native Macy Miller and Gabby Boever combined for three free throws over the final 35.6 seconds to bail out their teammates' poor shooting late at the line, and No. 12 seed South Dakota State stunned fifth-seeded ...

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) - Mitchell native Macy Miller and Gabby Boever combined for three free throws over the final 35.6 seconds to bail out their teammates' poor shooting late at the line, and No. 12 seed South Dakota State stunned fifth-seeded Miami 74-71 in the first round of the NCAA tournament Saturday.

Miller finished with 18 points, while Madison Guebert scored 19 points and matched an NCAA program-best with five 3-pointers as the Jackrabbits survived despite their second-half struggles handling the Hurricanes' trapping full-court press and 22 turnovers.

Ellie Thompson hit a key 3-pointer with 3:58 remaining and South Dakota State (27-6) advanced to the second round for the first time since 2009, snapping a five-game losing streak in the NCAAs. Former Kernel Kerri Young had five points and seven rebounds. 

Adrienne Motley scored 19 points and Laura Cornelius 18 for Miami (24-9).

The Jacks will play either Stanford or San Francisco on Monday night. 

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