FORT WAYNE, Ind.– South Dakota sophomore guard Ciara Duffy scored 20 points for the second-straight game to pace the Coyotes in a 79-60 victory over Fort Wayne on Wednesday inside the Hilliard Gates Sports Center.
South Dakota (20-5, 11-0 Summit League) extends its winning streak to 14 games while Fort Wayne (4-19, 1-10) drops its seventh straight. The Coyotes remain atop the league standings with three wins on second place.
South Dakota women’s basketball reaches 20 wins for the fourth-straight season.
Duffy tallied 20 points on 7 of 12 shooting with four 3-pointers. She also grabbed five rebounds.
Senior center Kate Liveringhouse and junior guard Allison Arens scored 12 points apiece. Liveringhouse reached double figures within the first four minutes of the game. Arens got hot at the end of the third quarter and scored 10 of her points in a seven-minute span. Arens dished out three assists, swatted a shot and had a pair of steals.Fort Wayne was led by guard De’Jour Young’s 21 points and six rebounds.