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Women's Basketball - Fri, Jul. 21, 2017

July 21, 2017


MADISON, S.D. – The Dakota State University (S.D.) Lady T's basketball team unveiled its 2017-18 schedule Friday.  The 2017-18 schedule features a 30-game slate, including a 9-game home stand at DSU Fieldhouse.

The Lady T's will be playing in a pair of scrimmages before the regular-season.  DSU will host the annual 'Alumni Game' on Oct. 14 with the time to be determined later.  Dakota State is slated to play in the Morningside (Iowa) scrimmage on Oct. 21 in Sioux City, Iowa.

First-year Lady T's head coach David Moe and his squad will open up the season at home on Oct. 27 versus College of Saint Mary (Neb.).  The game is slated to tip-off at 8 p.m. (Prior to the Lady T's basketball home opener, there is a Trojan Volleyball North Star home match versus Dickinson State, N.D. at 6 p.m. that night)

The Lady T's play their first road game on Nov. 1, visiting Dordt (Iowa).

Dakota State will play in the 2nd Annual NAIA/South Dakota Pentagon Classic in Sioux Falls, facing Dakota Wesleyan (S.D.) on Nov. 4 and Mount Marty (S.D.) on Nov. 5.  Both games are scheduled for 6 p.m.

DSU returns home for a brief two-game home stand, hosting Kansas Wesleyan in an afternoon match-up on Nov. 11 and Trinity Bible on Nov. 14.  The Lady T's travel to Fremont, Neb. on Nov. 18 to face Midland (Neb.) before hosting Bethany (Kan.) on Nov. 21.

The Lady T's travel to Hastings, Neb. during Thanksgiving break for the Hastings Classic.  Dakota State faces the host-team Hastings on Nov. 24, followed by a non-conference contest versus Doane (Neb.) on Nov. 25.

Dakota State kicks off their nine-game home stand at DSU Fieldhouse on Dec. 1, hosting the University of Jamestown (N.D.) in the North Star Athletic Association conference season opener.  The Lady T's continue their home stand versus Presentation (S.D.) on Dec. 3.

DSU plays a 16-game North Star conference schedule with home and away games against the other eight NSAA schools. 

Dakota State stays home on Dec. 5 for a non-conference contest versus NAIA Division II Women's Basketball national qualifier Morningside.

After the finals week, the Lady T's swing back to North Star conference action versus Bellevue (Neb.) on Dec. 16 and Mayville State (N.D.) on Dec. 17.  DSU hosts long-time rival Dakota Wesleyan in a non-conference game on Dec. 20 before taking off for Christmas break.

The Lady T's ring in the new year at home, hosting Dickinson State (N.D.) on Jan. 5 and Valley City State (N.D.) on Jan. 6.  Dakota State concludes their nine-game home stand on Jan. 9 in a non-conference contest against in-state rival Mount Marty.

Dakota State then play on the road for three straight weekends in January against North Star conference members.  The Lady T's travel to Viterbo (Wis.) on Jan. 12 and Waldorf (Iowa) on Jan. 13.  DSU starts the second-half portion of the North Star conference schedule at Presentation on Jan. 19 and at Jamestown on Jan. 20.

The Lady T's conclude their six-game road trip when they travel to Valley City State on Jan. 26 and Dickinson State on Jan. 27.

Dakota State returns home for their final two NSAA regular-season games, welcoming Waldorf on Feb. 2 and Viterbo on Feb. 3.  The Lady T's visit Mayville State on Feb. 9.

DSU plays their final non-conference contest at Grace (Neb.) on Feb. 16 before concluding their North Star conference play at Bellevue on Feb. 17.

The North Star Athletic Association Women's Basketball conference postseason tournament is set to kick off on Feb. 21 with the opening round games, followed by the semifinals round on Feb. 23.  The championship game is scheduled for Feb. 25, with the winner advancing to the NAIA Division II Women's Basketball National Tournament in Sioux City on March 7-13.

Nick Huntimer, North Star Athletic Association Sports Information Director

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