Lady Coyotes and Lady Jackrabbits to host first round NIT games this week

The South Dakota State Lady Jackrabbits will host Northern Illinois this Thursday in the first round of the Women’s NIT in Frost Arena. SDSU secured a birth in the WNIT as an at-large bid after losing in the semifinals of the Summit League Tournament. The South Dakota Lady Coyotes will host North Dakota in the first round of the WNIT Thursday. The Lady Coyotes are the reigning WNIT Champions and earned an at-large bid after finishing with an 11-5 mark in the Summit League.