Scoring balance has been a key this season for the South Dakota State University women's basketball team. The Jackrabbits had three players score 10-or-more points for the 16th time this season as they recorded a 68-55 win over Oral Roberts Saturday afternoon in Summit League action. A season-high 2,829 fans were in Frost Arena for the contest, played as part of the 27th-annual Lamb Bonanza.
Myah Selland led the Jackrabbits, now 12-6 overall and 4-1 in The Summit League, with 19 points. Madison Guebert added 14 points while Tagyn Larson recorded 11 points and eight rebounds.
Oral Roberts, 10-8 and 3-2, was led by Lakota Beatty and Rylie Torrey, who scored 15 and 10 points, respectively.
The teams traded baskets for most of the first quarter but Macy Miller's jumper with six seconds left gave the Jackrabbits a 19-17 lead. Selland scored eight of her points in the quarter.
Defense lifted the Jacks in the second quarter as they held Oral Roberts to nine points and took a 34-26 lead at halftime. State forced five turnovers in the quarter and only allowed three field goals.
Selland gave South Dakota State a 44-33 lead with a 3-point field goal at 6:21. She closed the third quarter with two free throws for a 53-40 lead.
With 6:43 to play in the fourth quarter, Macy Miller made two free throws for a 61-44 lead, the Jacks' largest of the game.