SIOUX FALLS -- For the first time in five seasons South Dakota will not play in the Summit League Tournament women's basketball title game.
Omaha, reversing two regular season defeats, stunned the Coyotes 64-58 in the quarterfinals Sunday afternoon at the Denny Sanford Premier Center.
In a game that featured 16 lead changes, six ties and a multitude of momentum swings, Omaha had the final swing in securing a berth in Monday's semifinals opposite league champion Western Illinois.
South Dakota, suffering its third straight loss, closes the regular season at 22-8 and will have to wait and see if it gets a postseason berth to any of the NCAA Division I postseason tournaments.
Mikaela Shaw led the Mavericks with 25 points, hitting seven of nine free throws in the contest.
Remy Davenport knocked down four of Omaha's eight three-pointers in the game and finished with 15 points while Michaela Dapprich had eight points and eight rebounds.
Omaha, just 1 for 12 from three-point range in the first half, heated up in the second, knocking down seven of 11.
South Dakota, in contrast, shot 4 of 28 from three-point range in the loss, including 0 of 9 in the second half.
Abigail Fogg paced the Coyotes with 16 points and Ciara Duffy had 13.
Davenport broke the game's sixth and final tie with a three-pointer that put the Mavericks up for good at 59-56 with 1:15 to play.