GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

South Dakota State 76, UCLA 66

Associated Press

ESTERO, Fla. - Lindsey Theuninck and Tori Nelson each scored 11 points and South Dakota State beat No. 19 UCLA 76-66 at the Gulf Coast Showcase.

The Jackrabbits outscored UCLA 25-13 in the second quarter to take a 37-31 lead into the break. Paiton Burckhard opened the fourth quarter with a 3-pointer and South Dakota State led by at least five points the rest of the way. Haleigh Timmer made SDSU's last field goal with 3:37 left.

Burckhard and Paige Meyer added 10 points apiece for South Dakota State (3-4), which will play in the fifth-place game on Sunday. Myah Selland reached 500 career rebounds. The Jackrabbits made 23 of 28 free throws.

UCLA was given a technical at the end of the third quarter and Meyer sank both free throws for a 50-46 lead.

IImar'I Thomas scored 18 points for UCLA (3-2). Jaelynn Penn and Charisma Osborne each added 15 points.

Thomas became the fourth player in program history to reach 2,000 career points, joining Denise Curry 3,198 (1978-81) , Jordin Canada 2,153 (2014-18) and Maylana Martin 2,101 (1997-00).


South Dakota State
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
T. Nelson F 31 3-7 4-6 1-3 0-3 2 0 1 0 0 11
P. Burckhard F 29 3-7 2-2 2-2 1-4 3 0 1 2 1 10
M. Selland F 14 3-6 3-3 0-0 0-3 0 0 1 1 2 9
P. Meyer G 28 2-9 6-7 0-2 0-4 6 0 2 3 3 10
H. Timmer G 11 1-6 0-0 0-2 0-0 1 0 0 0 5 2
L. Theuninck 27 3-4 2-4 3-4 0-1 0 0 0 1 4 11
K. Theisen 22 1-3 4-4 0-0 3-4 0 0 3 3 2 6
H. Greer 17 3-6 0-0 2-4 1-3 0 0 1 2 1 8
M. Vlastuin 15 2-4 0-0 1-3 1-4 3 0 0 0 0 5
M. Byom 5 1-2 2-2 0-0 2-3 0 0 0 0 0 4
Totals   199 22-54
(.407)
23-28
(.821)
9-20
(.450)
8-29 15 0 9 16 18 76


UCLA
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
I. Anstey F 11 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 1 0 1 2 0
C. Osborne G 34 4-13 4-4 3-7 0-3 2 0 0 2 4 15
J. Penn G 34 5-12 4-4 1-5 0-5 1 0 2 5 3 15
N. Chou G 32 3-10 0-0 2-4 0-3 1 2 3 0 1 8
K. Owens G 20 1-1 0-0 0-0 1-2 0 0 0 4 3 2
I. Thomas 30 8-15 1-2 1-2 4-7 1 1 0 1 1 18
D. Onu 24 2-7 4-8 0-1 5-7 0 1 1 3 5 8
C. Horvat 13 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-1 2 0 0 0 2 0
Totals   198 23-59
(.390)
13-18
(.722)
7-19
(.368)
10-29 7 5 6 18 21 66


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