VERMILLION, S.D.--Brandon Bos hit a game-winning, 15-foot jumper just off the right elbow with two seconds left to give South Dakota a 55-53 win against Montana State Thursday inside the DakotaDome. It ended a three-game skid for the Coyotes (4-8) who take on Montana Sunday in Missoula.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D.--Freshman guard Rashad Vaughn, ranked 19th in the 2014 recruiting class by ESPN, scored 18 points to lead UNLV to a 75-61 win against South Dakota Saturday at the sold-out Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D.
South Dakota gave Big East foe Creighton all it wanted on the Bluejays home court Tuesday, hitting three-pointers at the end of regulation and at the end of the first overtime before falling 91-88 in double overtime. Tyler Larson scored a career-high 25 points and Tre Burnette added 24 points for the Coyotes.
NORTHRIDGE, Calif.--South Dakota junior guard Casey Kasperbauer made seven three-pointers and scored a career-high 25 points to lead the Coyotes to a 68-65 win against CSUN Tuesday night inside The Matadome. It was the third win a row for South Dakota (3-5), which returns to Vermillion and will host Youngstown State at 7 p.m. Friday.
2013-14 Played in all 30 games and earned 25 starts at shooting guard ... earned honorable mention All-Summit League honors ... named to the Summit League All-Academic Team ... led the team and ranked 15th in the league in scoring at 11.9 points per game ... also averaged 3.2 rebounds and 2.4 assists while netting 16 steals ... shot 38 percent from the field (107-279), 38 percent from 3-point range (41-108) and 86 percent from the free-throw line (101-117) ... was the third-leading free-throw shooter in the league and ranked 45th nationally ... ranked 12th in the league in assists per game and was 14th in 3-point percentage ... scored at least 12 points in each of his first eight games ... reached double figures in 18 of his first 20 ... had 15 points and 10 rebounds in a one-point win at Texas State (11/25) ... scored a season-high 22 points against Wyoming (12/7) ... had 21 points against both IUPUI (1/16) and South Dakota State (3/1) ... named to the Summit League Honor Roll, earning Distinguished Scholar status ... named to the Summit League Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence
2012-13 Honorable mention All-Summit League honoree...fourth-team All-Summit League by College Sports Madness...played in 29 games...started 18 of the final 19 games of the season...averaged 11 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game...ranked third on the team in scoring and assists (55)...was the seventh-leading scorer in Summit League play at 13.5 points per game...averaged 13.8 points in 18 starts...one of the top 3-point shooters nationally at 42.7 percent (44-103), good for fourth in the Summit...also one of the top free-throw shooters in the nation at 86.4 percent (70-81), good for third in the Summit...scored in double figures 16 times and had three 20-point efforts...scored a season-high 23 points on 7 of 9 shooting at Omaha (12/29)...also had 10 rebounds at Omaha for his first collegiate double-double...had six assists at Oakland (1/19)...had four steals at Kansas State (12/31)...made 5 of 8 three-pointers and scored 19 points vs. Kansas City (1/12)...led the team in rebounding five times...Summit League honor roll member...Summit League Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence
2011-12 Appeared in 21 games, starting two...averaged 3.3 points and 1.0 rebounds in 10.5 minutes per game...had a career-high 15 points in win over Peru State (12/21/11)...had 10 points against Eastern Washington (11/15/11)...had a career-high four rebounds and five assists against Peru State as well...shot 36.4 percent from three-point range, and 94.7 percent from the free-throw line ... named to the Summit League Academic All-Summit League Team
Prep Had an outstanding season for the Kiski School (prep), averaging 19 points, five assists and two steals per game and helped the team to a 26-9 record...Bos averaged 22 points per game over the last 10 games of the season...played for former Division I and NBA coach Daryn Freedman last season...also had an outstanding high school playing career at Markham District High School...as a senior in 2009-10 he averaged 27 points, six rebounds, four assists and two steals per game while shooting 54 percent from the field, including 47 percent from three-point range...recorded a season-high of 39 points in a contest against Alex MacKenzie...led the GTA with the greatest number of games with 25 points or more...as a junior, Bos averaged 17.3 points and 4.9 rebounds per game in 2008-09. He was named the camp MVP of the Syracuse Big Orange Camp in 2009...also was a member of the prestigious AAU Grassroots Canada team, where he played for Coach Ro Russell.
Personal Son of Andrew and Bonnie Bos...Kinesiology and Sports Science major with a double minor in Business Administration and Entrepreneurial Studies.
Career Highs Points: 15 vs. Peru State (11/21/11) Rebounds: 4 vs. Peru State (11/21/11) Assists: 5 vs. Peru State (11/21/11) FG: 5 vs. Peru State (11/21/11) 3-pt: 3 vs. Peru State (11/21/11) Steals: 1 3x, last vs. Oral Roberts (01/26/12) Blocks: None Double-digit games: 2