WBB: USD Ranked #25 in USA Today Coaches Poll

VERMILLION, S.D.—South Dakota women’s basketball is ranked in the USA Today Coaches Poll for the third-straight week, with the Coyotes filing in at No. 25 as announced Tuesday afternoon.

South Dakota (24-4, 12-2 Summit League) has two AP Top 25 wins on its resume, knocking off No. 23 Iowa State, 64-59, inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center back in November. USD also topped No. 22 Missouri, 74-61, on the road in Columbia on Dec. 15.

Junior guard Ciara Duffy has led the Coyotes in scoring this season with 15.4 points, 5.2 rebounds and 3.2 assists per game. Senior guard Allison Arens and sophomore center Hannah Sjerven join her in double-figures with 11 points per game each.

South Dakota hosts North Dakota State and North Dakota in its final two games of the regular season this weekend. Both games are doubleheaders with NDSU’s tip-off slated for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, while UND is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.

Tickets are available on GoYotes.com.