Macy Miller finished with 30 points, giving her 2,295 to set the Summit League's career mark, to help South Dakota State beat South Dakota 83-71 on Tuesday to earn an automatic berth in the NCAA Tournament.
2019 ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/619L 91-52
- 11/9W 80-62
- 11/12W 80-71
- 11/15W 74-48
- 11/234L 72-66
- 11/24L 61-55
- 11/29W 77-47
- 12/4W 71-54
- 12/821W 80-71
- 12/127L 87-79
- 12/14W 97-49
- 12/18W 88-67
- 12/20L 77-70
- 12/28W 93-84
- 1/3W 85-52
- 1/6L 105-98
- 1/9W 76-59
- 1/12W 68-55
- 1/18W 66-48
- 1/23W 86-33
- 1/26W 81-47
- 1/31W 83-67
- 2/2W 74-65
- 2/9W 81-58
- 2/13W 82-38
- 2/16W 88-48
- 2/20W 92-68
- 2/2423W 82-78
- 3/2W 100-62
- 3/9W 88-50
- 3/11W 86-55
- 3/12W 83-71
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Macy Miller scored 28 points and Tagyn Larson had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead South Dakota State over No. 23 South Dakota 82-78 in overtime on Sunday and take command of the Summit League race.
The Coyotes and Jackrabbits, two teams none of this season's favorites wants to play in March, meet Sunday in the best mid-major game of the season.
Summit League rivals South Dakota and South Dakota State are Nos. 1 and 2. Rice, Gonzaga and Florida Gulf Coast round out the top five.
The South Dakota Coyotes are ranked for the first time in program history, entering this week's Associated Press women's basketball poll at No. 25.
South Dakota, Gonzaga and South Dakota State remain 1-2-3 in espnW's mid-major rankings. Rice made the biggest jump, moving up six spots to No. 4.
Gonzaga's stumble against BYU opened the No. 1 spot for South Dakota, which is joined by fellow Summit power South Dakota State in the top three.
South Dakota replaced Drake as the No. 1 team in espnW's mid-major top 10, with South Dakota State and Gonzaga rounding out the top three.
Drake, South Dakota and Gonzaga helped mid-majors to their best Bracketology showing, while South Carolina is in unfamiliar territory as an 8-seed.
With all five starters back, the Bulldogs are balanced and experienced. South Dakota State, Belmont, South Dakota and Bucknell round out the top five.
The NCAA tournament field is taking shape, as two more automatic bids were won Monday. But all eyes are on the bubble, and in Charlie Creme's latest projection, Southern California is out and South Dakota State is in. Minnesota, Rutgers and Creighton join the Jackrabbits in the "last four in."
February has arrived, which typically means one thing in espnW's mid-major rankings: Green Bay is back at No. 1.
Applying the philosophy the NCAA Division I women's basketball committee appeared to use in its first reveal shed some light further down the S-curve. That was good news for Creighton, Purdue and Nebraska but not for TCU.
Florida Gulf Coast, South Dakota State and Green Bay maintain their hold on the top of the mid-major rankings. But while the Jackrabbits are chasing the Eagles, there isn't a better mid-major player than South Dakota State's Macy Miller.
The door seems open for mid-major teams to contend for at-large invitations to this year's NCAA tournament. But other than the familiar trio of Green Bay, South Dakota State and Florida Gulf Coast, many mid-majors have played themselves off the board.
There's a new No. 1 as Florida Gulf Coast replaces Green Bay atop Graham Hays' biweekly mid-major poll. Mercer and Central Michigan break into the top 10.
The Phoenix still lead the way and the top three remain the same in espnW's biweekly rankings. But Florida Gulf Coast jumps three spots to No. 4 and a pair of MAC teams make their debut.
Green Bay replaced South Dakota State on the top line, but No. 3 New Mexico made the biggest jump in espnW's biweekly rankings. Middle Tennessee and Belmont round out the top five.
With Macy Miller back after a knee injury sidelined her for most of last season, South Dakota State holds the top spot in our first poll of the season. Northern Colorado, Green Bay, Middle Tennessee and Western Kentucky round out the top five.
With three victories against power conference schools, Gonzaga climbed to No. 1 in espnW's mid-major poll. Two new teams -- South Dakota and Harvard -- joined the top 10.
Thought we were done talking about a 1-vs.-2 showdown? Not so fast. Green Bay and South Dakota State, the top teams in espnW's mid-major poll, clash Friday. Five new teams joined the top 10.
South Dakota State remains on top, but Gonzaga jumps six spots to No. 2 after its first win in program history over Stanford. Drexel, which upset Syracuse, and three other teams join the top 10.
How competitive is women's basketball outside of the Power 5 conferences? The two mid-major teams that met in last season's WNIT final aren't even in our preseason rankings.
This season's Stanford team isn't as dominant as it had been in the past, but the Cardinal's grit has led them to the Sweet 16, where they will meet top-seeded Notre Dame.