Duquesne jumped four spots to No. 3, while Wright State, George Washington and Santa Clara joined Graham Hays' mid-major top-10 rankings.
ScheduleAll times ET
- 11/13W 77-68
- 11/18W 76-69
- 11/213L 75-64
- 11/26W 55-54
- 11/276L 62-55
- 11/28W 71-39
- 12/3W 74-65
- 12/5W 66-62
- 12/9W 89-86
- 12/12W 53-51
- 12/1516W 88-79
- 12/19L 58-57
- 12/21W 58-45
- 12/30W 76-39
- 1/3W 81-63
- 1/7W 68-58
- 1/13W 61-42
- 1/17L 63-58
- 1/21W 68-66
- 1/23W 85-63
- 1/27W 68-50
- 2/4W 65-47
- 2/6W 81-47
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As the year nears an end, a third No. 1 ascends in Graham Hays' latest mid-major rankings. Florida Gulf Coast, Gonzaga, Duquesne and South Dakota join the top 10.
Macy Miller scored 19 points and Clarissa Ober had 15 points and 10 rebounds as South Dakota State knocked off No. 16 DePaul 88-79 on Tuesday night.
Brionna Jones had 21 points and 13 rebounds to help No. 6 Maryland beat South Dakota State 62-55 on Friday night in the Paradise Jam.
Yes, South Dakota State drew a record crowd that inspired Notre Dame coach Muffet McGraw. But the best part of Saturday's game was that it showcased everything the Jackrabbits have built.
Briana Turner scored 20 points, Madison Cable added 16 and No. 3 Notre Dame held off pesky South Dakota State 75-64 on Saturday.
Oregon State moves on
Sydney Wiese scored 23 points, going 5-of-9 from 3-point range, as the Beavers took care of South Dakota State.
Sydney Wiese scored 23 points and Ruth Hamblin scored 10 of her 17 points during a key second-half run to lead third-seeded Oregon State past South Dakota State 74-62 Friday in the opening round of the Spokane Regional.
Macy Miller scored 19 points, Ellie Thompson had 18 and South Dakota State beat South Dakota 72-57 on Tuesday to win its sixth Summit League championship and automatic berth in the NCAA tournament.
Macy Miller scored a career-high 20 points, and South Dakota State upset No. 25 Arkansas 80-75 in overtime Thursday night.
Kayla McBride scored 18 points on 8-for-8 shooting from the field to help No. 2 Notre Dame cruise to a 94-51 victory over South Dakota State on Thursday night.
Megan Waytashek and Steph Paluch scored 18 points apiece as South Dakota State defeated No. 12 Penn State 83-79 despite squandering a 20-point halftime lead Wednesday night.
Chiney Ogwumike had 29 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 6 Stanford to an 80-60 win over South Dakota State on Thursday.
Ashley Brunner had 15 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 4 seed South Carolina to a 74-52 victory over South Dakota State in the opening round of the NCAA tournament on Saturday.
South Dakota trailed by three when Alexis Yackley went to the line with 5 seconds left. Yackley's plan was to make the first foul shot and miss the second, hoping the Coyotes could grab the rebound and tie the game.
Before a four-day holiday break from games arrived, Stanford showed why the road to No. 1 still runs through the Bay Area.
Nikki Greene scored 15 points and Alex Bentley 13 as No. 11 Penn State pulled away in the second half to beat South Dakota State 60-50 Sunday.
Ashley Eide scored 26 points to lead South Dakota State to a 60-55 victory against No. 15 Nebraska on Sunday.