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MidcoSN Podcast: Benchwarmers Episode 1

Tom Billeter Head Coach of Augustana Men's basketball; Tom Savage of Badlands Speedway; and Mark Ovenden, Sports Director of KDLT-TV in Sioux Falls join host, Tom Nieman to discuss sports on the first episode of Benchwarmers on Midco Sports Network.
Filed Under Basketball | Benchwarmers | Podcast | Augustana University

Plitzuweit Introduced as USD's New Head Coach

The University of South Dakota has its new women's basketball coach. Athletic Director David Herbster officially introduced Dawn Plitzuweit during a news conference on Monday. She's the tenth head coach in program history. Plitzuweit brings an impressive 188-93 (.669) career record to Vermillion, which she compiled over nine seasons at Northern...
Filed Under Basketball | College | University of South Dakota

MidcoSN Podcast: New SDSU Men's Basketball Coach TJ Otzelberger

The search for a new men's basketball head coach is complete at South Dakota State. Former Iowa State assistant, TJ Otzelberger, takes over the Jackrabbit program and our very own Tom Nieman gives context and reaction to the brand new hire.
Filed Under Basketball | College | Podcast

Varsity Sports Basketball Players of the Year

Another year of great High school basketball leads us to the Varsity Sports Players of the year. You can listen to the podcast from Jason Andera and Jay Elsen, hosts of Varsity Sports, detail the top players in each class in the Dakotas. The embedded podcast is at the bottom of the page. The show starts out with the South Dakota Boys (3:45), then...
Filed Under Basketball | Varsity Sports | Podcast

MidcoSN Secures Three-Year NDSU Basketball Contract

MidcoSN and NDSU have agreed to a three-year contract for Bison men's and women's basketball.
Filed Under Basketball | North Dakota State University

Video Blog: South Dakota-Minnesota Recap

The South Dakota women extended their season on Sunday with an impressive 101-89 win over Minnesota in the second round of the WNIT. Initially, it looked like things might be headed the other direction. Behind some hot shooting from Big Ten Player of the Year Rachel Banham and Second Team All-Big Ten selection Carlie Wagner, the Gophers jumped...
Filed Under Basketball | College | University of South Dakota