Chloe Lamb scored 22 points, Madison McKeever added 19 and the two combined for 19 fourth-quarter points to help No. 20 South Dakota fend off South Dakota State 77-67 and claim the outright Summit League championship Saturday.
2020 SeasonAll times ET
- 11/5W 80-76
- 11/9W 66-60
- 11/13W 102-94
- 11/16W 84-81
- 11/21W 72-56
- 11/25L 74-66
- 11/29W 68-53
- 11/30W 91-48
- 12/4W 72-65
- 12/7W 82-44
- 12/11W 110-39
- 12/15W 96-64
- 12/225L 73-60
- 12/29W 96-65
- 1/1W 62-41
- 1/5W 104-61
- 1/11W 77-44
- 1/16W 80-36
- 1/19W 83-48
- 1/24W 79-25
- 1/26W 79-56
- 1/29W 71-39
- 2/2W 92-60
- 2/9W 93-46
- 2/13W 88-51
- 2/15W 77-73
- 2/20W 96-57
- 2/22W 77-67
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Ciara Duffy scored 22 points on 10-of-15 shooting and No. 20 South Dakota beat North Dakota State 96-57 on Thursday night to clinch at least a share of the Summit League regular-season title.
Chloe Lamb scored a career-high 24 points and No. 21 South Dakota jumped to a big early lead and held on to defeat Oral Roberts 77-73 on Saturday.
Hannah Sjerven scored 18 points with 11 rebounds and No. 21 South Dakota beat Western Illinois 88-51 on Thursday night for the Coyotes' 12th consecutive victory.
Ciara Duffy scored 17 points as one of six South Dakota players to reach double figures and the No. 22 Coyotes rolled to their 11th consecutive win, beating North Dakota 93-46 on Sunday.
Ciara Duffy scored a career-high 31 points and No. 21 South Dakota rolled past Denver 104-61 on Sunday for the Coyotes' 10th straight victory.
Taylor Frederick scored a season-high 21 points and No. 21 South Dakota made Dawn Plitzuweit's 100th win with the Coyotes an easy one, racing past Omaha 73-42 on Wednesday night.
South Dakota's Ciara Duffy, whose team is up to No. 2 in our mid-major top 10, is the favorite, with Bella Alarie and Micaela Kelly also in the race.
Monica Arens and Ciara Duffy scored 18 points apiece and No. 24 South Dakota beat Oral Roberts 79-56 on Sunday.
Ciara Duffy had 13 points with seven assists in a balanced South Dakota offense and the No. 24 Coyotes rolled past Purdue Fort Wayne 79-25 on Friday night for their seventh straight victory.
Ciara Duffey scored 21 points, Hannah Sjerven added 16 and No. 25 South Dakota routed rival South Dakota State 83-48 on Sunday in a game postponed one day because of bad weather.
Ciara Duffy scored 20 points on 7-of-11 shooting and grabbed eight rebounds to help No. 25 South Dakota beat North Dakota 80-36 on Thursday night.
Ciarra Duffy and Hannah Sjerven combined for 14 points in a pivotal third quarter and No. 22 South Dakota beat Omaha 77-44 on Saturday for the Coyotes' fourth straight win
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LeLe Grissett had 17 points off the bench and No. 5 South Carolina outlasted 25th-ranked South Dakota 73-60 on Sunday for its sixth straight victory.
South Dakota's Ciara Duffy is the front-runner for mid-major player of the year. But Missouri State edges the Coyotes in our mid-major rankings.
Louisville, in the AP top 10 in both men's and women's college hoops, leads ESPN's updated combined rankings.
For mid-major teams building résumés for March, Thanksgiving tournaments can make or break a season. Missouri State tops this week's mid-major poll.
It doesn't matter that neither is ranked. The Bulldogs and Coyotes put on a show Wednesday and are two teams nobody should want to play come March.
The No. 1 spot is up for grabs as the Bulldogs and Coyotes play Wednesday. For now, Missouri State, Rice and Gonzaga round out the top five.
Becca Hittner is back for Drake. Ciara Duffy returns for South Dakota. Erica Ogwumike again leads Rice. No wonder their teams open as 1-2-3.
Simone Westbrook scored 27 points, Danielle Edwards added 25 and ninth-seeded Clemson pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat No. 8 seed South Dakota 79-66 on Friday in the first round of the women's NCAA Tournament.