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.