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Seeding Scenarios For USD

As we enter the final weekend of the regular season, I wanted to try and bring some clarity to the potential seeding situations for the USD men and women, as it pertains to next week's Summit League Tournament. Men Things are pretty black and white for Joey James and the Coyote men. They secured at least the No. 5 seed with with last week's...
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Thoseby adjusting to life, new role at USD

Our Coyote Corner Athlete of the Week (Feb. 25) is another one of USD's products from Down Under. Like women's players Nicole Seekamp and Madeline White, Adam Thoseby hails from Australia. And his career at South Dakota has meant adjusting not just to a new country and a new school, but a new role with the Coyotes. Adam Thoseby’s life has been a...
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Summit League ( ) of the Year Awards

I hate “If the season ended today” scenarios because they are dumb… so I’m just going to call this the Season So Far Awards. We are just over three weeks away from the tip of the Summit League tournament… each team has 5 or 6 games left in the regular season… but we’ve got a pretty good idea of who’s got what. The league will name 5 “of the...
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USD Signing Day

The fax machine (yes, they still exist) at USD is getting its annual workout today, as class of 2014 recruits make their commitments to the Coyotes official. Here's the list - including links to all available highlight reels - in the order they were announced (Updated - 3:23 p.m.): Paul "Coop" Anderson, WR (5'11, 195) - West Park, FL (Hallandale...
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Contreras' Value Rising At USD

More than 1,700 miles from her native San Francisco, Raeshel Contreras says she still feels right at home. “When I saw the team, the whole vibe with everyone, it was like a family. And the coaches were really nice and I just  knew, right away, I wanted to come here, which is weird because it was South Dakota. And everyone was like ‘what?’ But I...
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Summit MBB (OK, Denver IS pretty good)

You never get a second chance to make a first impression, right?  But often, the second look is the most (or at least more) accurate. I saw Denver play at South Dakota in the Summit League opener.  USD won 59-54.  Denver was not awful, but they were...... just there.  Brett Olson made some shots and had 22, but nobody else left an impression......
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