The USD men's basketball team finished seventh in The Summit League last season (10-18, 5-12 SL), and it seems folks in and around the conference don't expect much of a change in 2013-14.
Here's a look at the league's annual preseason poll - which is made up of votes from coaches, SIDs, and media - that was released on Wednesday:
Here are my power rankings for this week.
1. SF Lincoln (7-0)
2. SF Roosevelt (6-1)
3. Brandon Valley (5-1)
4. SF O’Gorman (2-4)
5. RC Central (3-3) +2
6. SF Washington (3-4)
7. Aberdeen (2-4) -1
8. RC Stevens (2-5)
1. Yankton (4-3) +1
2. Pierre (5-1) -1
3. Watertown (3-3)
It looks like the Coyotes have found a featured running back.
After splitting carries with fellow redshirt freshman Jordan Roberts for the first five games, Trevor Bouma, literally, took the ball and ran with it on Saturday, setting career-highs in carries (28), rushing yards (145), and rushing touchdowns (2) in leading the Coyotes to a 17-14...
Until somebody proves otherwise, South Dakota State is the team to beat in Summit League women's basketball.
The Jackrabbits are the pick of the pre-season in a poll of the league's head coaches, Sports Information Directors and select media members. SDSU has won 5 straight Summit League tournament championships.
Here is the voting... and...
Last week's win over Missouri State has proven costly for USD in more ways than one.
In addition to Tyler Starr's disqualification and impending half-game suspension, the Coyotes lost two other starters to season-ending injuries.
Senior offensive lineman Marc Murtha and junior fullback Tom Manning each suffered knee injuries against the...
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Jason Andera's Power Rankings
ND Class AAA
1. Bismarck (5-0) 2. Bismarck Century (5-0) 3. Fargo South (4-2) 4. Minot (6-0) 5. West Fargo (3-2)
Game of the week: Bismarck at Century
Here's a complete preview...