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Tom Nieman

Reed's Records

When you get right down to it, Reed Tellinghuisen will soon bring to a close one of the finest four years in Jackrabbit men’s basketball history. “I’m taking it day by day and capturing the moment,” he says, “because I don’t have many more days left. There’s a lot of people that say it seems like I’ve been here 5 or 6 years. You go on the road...

SUMMIT STRENGTH INDEX - WOMEN

The top 5 stay the same this week in the Midco Sports Network survey of Summit League women's basketball. Our panel is: Greg Stemen, Brad Newitt, Jay Elsen, Brian Shawn, Kelly Stewart and Tom Nieman. For the Week of January 22 1. South Dakota (6-0 Summit) Won at Oral Roberts 73-68 Beat Omaha 70-46 USD is doing it with defense giving...

SUMMIT STRENGTH INDEX - MEN

Here is how we see it in Summit League men's basketball as we hit the halfway point of the league season. Our panel is: Greg Stemen, Brad Newitt, Jay Elsen, Brian Shawn, Kelly Stewart and Tom Nieman. For the Week of January 22 1. South Dakota State (5-0) SAME AS LAST WEEK Won at Western Illinois 98-70 SDSU is on an 8-game win...

Another Fabulous Find for SDSU

South Dakota State was in search of a secondary scorer, a guy who could put up points in support of Mike Daum but also be able to light it up on his own when the Dauminator wasn’t dominating. The Jacks found their man in David Jenkins, Junior. “We are starting to master playing off of each other,” says Jenkins, Jr. “Our coach really encouraged...

SUMMIT STRENGTH INDEX - WOMEN

For the Week of January 15 1. South Dakota (4-0 Summit) Beat Fort Wayne 85-43 Our panel split 3/3 this week on USD/SDSU at #1. We are going with the Coyotes because they have been impressive, and like Tommy Boy with that meat-lovers pizza stashed in the trunk, they do have that tasty road win at Western Illinois. USD has taken over as...

SUMMIT STRENGTH INDEX - MEN

For the Week of January 15 1. South Dakota State (4-0) Beat Oral Roberts 78-75 Beat Denver 94-72 The Jackrabbits stay the consensus #1 amongst our grey matter challenged group with a close win and a blowout at home. The Jacks keep making shots. Thru 4 league games SDSU is at 54% FG, 42% 3FG, 88% FT and 90 PPG. Reed Tellinghuisen...