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2021 Recruit Round-Up

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Like college football, high school football is all over the place in terms of playing, canceling, or delaying their season. The Jacks had 5 of their 6 commits in action this weekend. Keep reading to see how they performed. 
Levi Vandenbos- Hull, IA- DE Started at LT and DT Finished with 7 tackles, 2 FF. Loss to Boyden-Hull/Rock Valley 20-8 Ethan Eilers- West Burlington, IA - OL Started at OL and DELoss to Fort Madison 23-8Regan Bollweg- Pierre, SD- H-Back  Started at TE and DE5 receptions, 102 yards3 tacklesWon over Sturgis Brown 37-0 Ja'Quez Cross- Fordyce, AR- ATH  Started at WR and DB3 rec, 150 yards, 3 TD8 carries, 128 yards, 1 TD7 tackles, 1 INT, 1 FF, 1 FRWon over Rison 29-28 Colby Huerter-  Katy, Texas- Safety/OLB First game not until September 25th. Reece Burckhard- Aberdeen, SD- TE Started at DL and OTOL unit paved the way for 160 yards rushing and 0 sacksLoss to Sioux Falls Washington 21-28#GoJacks

Men's Summit League Tournament Preview

Happy Summit League Tournament eve, everyone! The next four days will feature 14 basketball games at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls. This is the 12th year Sioux Falls has hosted the tournament and it has established itself as one of the best conference tournaments in the country.

Sioux Falls is the perfect host site with the two in-state Division I public colleges being members in addition to NDSU, UND and Omaha being within a reasonable drive down and up I-29.

On the men’s side, most people were predicting a wide open race in 2019-20. But, really, the league has been controlled by NDSU and SDSU for most of the season with USD and Oral Roberts remaining competitive behind them.
Here in Brookings, fans have been entertained by a young and exciting Jacks team, who finished just short of a top seed in the conference tournament. Here are the league accolades SDSU received Thursday.

Player of the Year, Newcomer of the Year, First Team All-Summit League and All Newcomer Team: …

Jackrabbit Men's Hoops Update: One Final Stretch

Jackrabbit Men's Hoops Update: Halfway Point in Summit League Play

Each Summit League team brings a different strength, the Jacks will get a chance to play against two
different opponents in terms of style of play this week. 

Oral Roberts Oral Roberts, who has stuck around the top of the standings, hasn’t lost at home this season. The Bison
couldn’t even take them down at the Mabee Center. 

Last time these two teams met was Jan. 2. The Jacks scored 96 points, which was their best offensive
showing this season. SDSU maintained control for most of the game and held off a few serious ORU
runs to earn the victory. 

Emmanuel Nzekwesi has been on a tear as of late. In fact, the big man has scored more than 10 points
in every game he's played in this season. Nzekwesi dropped 30 points at Purdue Fort Wayne Jan 18
and 27 points at USD. The redshirt senior is nearly averaging a double-double, but my guess is that he
will get there by the end of the season. 

Another player USD couldn't stop is Max Abmas, who scored 24 points against the Yotes, but fouled out…