VERMILLION, S.D.—Juevol Myles’ game-high 24 points led four South Dakota players who scored in double figures as the Coyotes defeated Culver-Stockton, 81-73, Friday night in USD’s home opener at the DakotaDome. South Dakota center Trevor Gruis had 16 points and 10 rebounds in notching his first double-double of the season and ninth of his career. Karim Rowson finished one rebound shy of a double-double and had 13 points. Steve Tecker had 11 points and five rebounds Marshawn Norris scored a season-high 23 points for the Wildcats (4-2), which entered the game with a three-game winning streak. Mario Gulley and Austin Keaton had 13 and 12 points, respectively.
MALIBU, Cal. - Three Pepperdine Waves reached at least 10 points as Pepperdine dropped South Dakota’s women’s basketball team 70-54 during the first day of the Pepperdine Holiday Tournament. Robie Mayberry recorded 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Ea Shoushtari scored 14 and Tessa Emerson scored 10 points for Pepperdine (2-2). The Coyotes (1-4) were led by Polly Harrington, who scored the most points in the game with 15. Nicole Seekamp and Heidi Hoff were the only other Coyotes to score more than five points. Seekamp had eight points and three assists, while Hoff hit on two three-pointers for six points. The Coyotes will play Seton Hall on Saturday at 3 p.m. central time.
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