VERMILLION, S.D.--A 27-5 run midway through the second-half helped McNeese State turn a 45-33 deficit into a 58-50 lead as they defeated South Dakota 71-63 in the WBI semifinals at the DakotaDome. The Coyotes held a 36-28 halftime lead but made just 6 of 28 second-half shots in the loss.
VERMILLION, S.D. - With a WBI championship berth at stake, the South Dakota women will host McNeese State in a semifinal matchup at the DakotaDome on Thursday night at 7 p.m. Pregame with R.J. Pattison will start at 6:30 p.m. and can be heard on 106.3 KVHT.
2012-13 Started all 35 games... finished season averaging 12.9 points and 3.8 rebounds per game... earned Second Team All-Summit League honors... career-high effort of 26 points at IUPUI on 12-of-16 shooting (01/26/13)... season-high eight rebounds against Drake (11/11/12)... 25 double-digit scoring games... averaged 13 points per game during the Summit League Tournament and WBI Tournament.
2011-12 Started all 31 games at guard position...averaged 8.6 points per game, third on the team, and also was second on the team with 42 three-pointers...scored a season-high 22 points in win over Western Illinois (1/21/12)...had 12 games in double figures overall...also averaged 3.2 rebounds and 1.2 assists per game...tied a USD single-game free-throw record by going 10-of-10 at the free-throw line in win over IUPUI (1/23/12)...shot 80.8 percent from the line on the season.
2010-11 All-Great West Conference honorable mention selection...became a fixture in the starting lineup immediately after transferring from Iowa Western CC...started 30 of the 32 games she appeared in...had 10 double-figure scoring games...averaged 8.4 points per game...scored a season-high 18 points twice, against Jamestown (11/17/10) and at North Dakota (01/15/10)...also averaged 2.6 rebounds per game and 1.3 assists per game....had a season-high five assists against Idaho in first round of WBI (03/17/11), tying mark she set earlier against Utah Valley (01/22/11)...shot 35.6 percent from three-point range, hitting 48 treys on the season.
Iowa Western Community College Named second-team all-region as a freshman...enjoyed a solid freshman campaign at IWCC, where averaged 15 points, 4.5 rebounds, three assists and three steals...appeared in all 32 games and also hit 38 three-pointers during the season.
Prep Averaged 22 points, 9.5 rebounds, 7 assists and 5 steals per game as a senior at Elk River HS...holds the Elk River High School record for points with 1,783 and was the team leader in free-throw percentage (83.5 percent) and rebounding from 2005-09...was a four-year starter and was selected all-conference and team MVP from 2005-09...Wilson also earned honorable mention all-star recognition in 2009, and Breakdown Recognition as one of the top 25 Minnesota girls basketball players...was also part of the 2008 AAU team that captured the national championship in 2008 at the Disney Wide World of Sports Center in Florida.
Personal Daughter of Tim and Lisa Wilson...General Studies major.
Career Highs Points: 26 at IUPUI (01/26/13) Rebounds: 10 vs. Ellsworth CC (11/10/09) Assists: 8 vs. North Iowa Area CC (01/17/10) FG: 12 at IUPUI (01/26/13) 3-pt: 7 vs. Iowa Central CC (12/13/09) Steals: 7 vs. Iowa Lakes (12/02/09) Blocks: 1 4x, last vs. Omaha (12/30/12) Double-digit games: 72 Note: Includes stats at Iowa Western