BROOKINGS, S.D.--For the second time in three days, South Dakota dug itself a deep hole and never climbed out as South Dakota State came away with a 75-61 win at Frost Arena Saturday in the final regular season game for both teams.
FARGO, N.D.--North Dakota State shot out to a 24-3 lead and never looked back in an 82-54 win against South Dakota Thursday night at the Bison Sports Arena. The Bison (22-6, 11-2 Summit) have won the Summit League regular season championship outright and have won 11 of their last 12 games. South Dakota (12-16, 6-7) lost for the first time in four games.
VERMILLION, S.D.--South Dakota point guard Trey Norris made a game-winning free throw with 1.5 seconds left to give the Coyotes an 87-86 win against Omaha Thursday at the DakotaDome.
INDIANPOLIS--South Dakota senior center Trevor Gruis notched his 1,300th-career point and continued his dominance of IUPUI in a 71-67 win Saturday at the Jungle. The Coyotes (10-15, 4-6 Summit) got a much-needed road win ahead of next week's final two regular season home games.
FORT WAYNE, Ind.--South Dakota fought back from an 18-point, first-half deficit to take a 45-41 lead with 11 minutes to go, then faltered down the stretch in a 75-69 loss to Fort Wayne Thursday at Gates Sports Center. The Coyotes (9-15, 3-6 Summit) have lost their last six Summit League contests after winning their first three.