The South Dakota Coyotes trailed by six after the first quarter against the Drake lady Bulldogs and just could not outscore the reigning Missouri Valley Conference champion, Drake in any quarter the rest of the game in the first loss of the season 76-64. USD was outscored by six in the first half and six in the second half. Taylor Frederick led the way for the lady Coyotes with 15 points and also led the team in rebounds with eight.
South Dakota, now 2-1 on the season will return to the court at on Sunday against the College of St. Mary. That game will tip off at 1:00.