Sjerven, No. 17 South Dakota women win Summit title 63-58

Sjerven, No. 17 South Dakota women win Summit title 63-58
Hannah Sjerven scored nine of her 15 points in the fourth quarter and No. 17th-ranked South Dakota earned a return trip to the NCAA Tournament with a 63-58 win over second-seeded South Dakota State in the Summit League championship game. (Source: Associated Press)

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Hannah Sjerven scored nine of her 15 points in the fourth quarter and No. 17th-ranked South Dakota earned a return trip to the NCAA Tournament with a 63-58 win over second-seeded South Dakota State in the Summit League championship game.

Sjerven scored the first seven points of the fourth quarter and the Coyotes’ first nine.

South Dakota, only 4 of 11 from the field in the quarter, made 10 of 15 free throws but just 4 of 8 in the final minute.

Tagyn Larson scored 16 points for the Jackrabbits.

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