USD womenâ�?�?s BB earn first win The University of South Dakota women's basketball team had five players in score in double figures in an 83-47 win over Bemidji State Sunday in Vermillion. The win marked the first-ever win at USD for Coyote head coach Ryun Williams. USD was led by Bridget Yoerger (Sr., Hinton, IA), who recorded her second straight double-double with 23 points and 13 rebounds. Maggie Youngberg (Sr., Yankton) added a career-high 18 points as she hit 6-of-11 three-pointers. Annie Roche (RFr., Vermillion), added a career-best 14 points, while Kelli Fargen (Jr., Brookings) added a career-high 12 points. Natalie Carda (Sr., Beresford) chipped in with 11 points. A day after struggling shooting from the outside against Northwest Missouri State, the Coyotes were red-hot from three-point range, hitting 13-of-28 three-point attempts. USD built a 30-22 halftime lead but went on a big run in the second half to put the game out of reach. A 17-5 spurt, which included two three-pointers by Youngberg and one by Carda, helped USD built a 58-31 advantage with 11:04 left in the game. The Coyotes followed that with a 17-4 spurt, which included threes from Ashley Wiemann (Sr., Vermillion) and Youngberg, to build a commanding 74-35 lead with 7:53 left in the game. USD was 9-of-13 from three-point range in the second half and outscored Bemidji 53-25. Yoerger had 12 points and nine rebounds in the first half as USD built an eight-point halftime lead. For the game, USD shot 49.3 percent from the field (33-of-67), compared to 35.8 percent for Bemidji State. Jasmine Mosley (Jr., Bellevue, NE) had a career-high eight rebounds for USD, while Carda had six rebounds. Roche had six assists for USD while Mosley had five assists and four steals.
By Jeremy Hoeck firstname.lastname@example.org VERMILLION — It took about 25 minutes, but eventually order was restored and the USD men’s … Read Article