USD Women’s Basketball Defeats UC Riverside

(From the USD sports desk)

VERMILLION, S.D.–Four Coyotes scored in double figures as South Dakota defeated UC Riverside 75-66 on Tuesday inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.

South Dakota (7-5) recorded the 50th victory by a Coyote team inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. Women’s basketball, men’s basketball and volleyball have a combined record of 50-6 inside the facility.

South Dakota junior guard Allison Arens paced the Coyotes with 20 points, sophomore guard Ciara Duffy pitched in a season best 16 points, redshirt-senior guard Jasmine Trimboli had 12 and junior guard Jaycee Bradley scored 11. UC Riverside (3-9) also put four players in double figures.

Senior guard Michelle Curry led the Highlanders with 19 points, redshirt-senior guard Lauren Holt added 13 points, while forwards Malou Thiebaut De Kergret and Skyler Lewis had 12 a piece.

South Dakota wraps up the nonconference slate with former NCC and Great West foe North Dakota at 5 p.m. Thursday inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center.