South Dakota Coyotes men's basketball

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South Dakota Coyotes
2018–19 South Dakota Coyotes men's basketball team
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UniversityUniversity of South Dakota
Head coachTodd Lee (1st season)
ConferenceSummit League
LocationVermillion, South Dakota
ArenaSanford Coyote Sports Center
(Capacity: 6,000)
NicknameCoyotes
ColorsRed and White[1]
         
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away


NCAA Tournament champions
1958*
NCAA Tournament Final Four
1958*
NCAA Tournament appearances
1957*, 1958*, 1972*, 1990*, 1993*, 1994*, 1999*, 2000*, 2004*, 2005*, 2006*, 2007*, 2008*
Conference tournament champions
North Central
2005, 2007

'Great West
2010
Conference regular season champions
North Central
1930, 1931, 1939, 1957, 1958, 1972, 1993, 1994, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2007

Great West
2010


Summit League
2017

The South Dakota Coyotes men's basketball team represents the University of South Dakota in NCAA Division I basketball. They are currently members of the Summit League. They are led by head coach Todd Lee and play their home games at the Sanford Coyote Sports Center. Prior to joining Division I beginning with the 2008–09 season, the Coyotes were members of NCAA Division II in the North Central Conference. They were Division II National Champions in 1958.

Record year-by-year[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
South Dakota (Division II) (North Central Conference[2]) (19??–2008)
1988–89 South Dakota 17–15 9–9 5th
1989–90 South Dakota 22–10 10–8 5th NCAA Regional Third Place (D-II)[3]
1990–91 South Dakota 20–10 9–9 T–5th
1991–92 South Dakota 19–9 12–6 T–2nd
1992–93 South Dakota 25–5 16–2 1st NCAA Elite Eight (D-II)
1993–94 South Dakota 24–6 15–3 1st NCAA Elite Eight (D-II)
1994–95 South Dakota 20–7 11–7 T–3rd
1995–96 South Dakota 20–7 12–6 T–2nd
1996–97 South Dakota 18–11 12–6 T–2nd
1997–98 South Dakota 19–8 10–8 4th
1998–99 South Dakota 23–6 14–4 1st NCAA Second Round (D-II)
1999–00 South Dakota 22–6 13–5 1st NCAA Second Round (D-II)
2000–01 South Dakota 22–6 14–4 1st
2001–02 South Dakota 19–8 11–7 5th
2002–03 South Dakota 19–9 8–8 T–5th
2003–04 South Dakota 22–10 8–6 T–3rd NCAA Second Round (D-II)
2004–05 South Dakota 27–6 8–4 2nd NCAA Sweet Sixteen (D-II)
2005–06 South Dakota 20–10 7–5 3rd NCAA First Round (D-II)
2006–07 South Dakota 23–7 10–2 T–1st NCAA First Round (D-II)
2007–08 South Dakota 22–7 7–5 3rd NCAA First Round (D-II)
South Dakota (Division I) (Independent) (2008–2009)
2008–09 South Dakota 20–9
South Dakota (Great West Conference[4]) (2008–2011)
2009–10 South Dakota 22–10 11–1 1st CIT First Round
2010–11 South Dakota 18–15 7–5 4th
South Dakota (The Summit League) (2011–present)
2011–12 South Dakota 10–18 5–13 T–8th
2012–13 South Dakota 10–20 5–11 T–7th
2013–14 South Dakota 12–18 6–8 5th
2014–15 South Dakota 17–16 9–7 5th
2015–16 South Dakota 14–18 5–11 8th
2016–17 South Dakota 22–12[5] 12–4 1st NIT First Round
2017–18 South Dakota 26–9[6] 11–3 2nd CBI First Round
Division I record: 151–136 .526)[7] 71–63 (.530)
Total: 1,310–1,081 (.548)
(through 2017–18)[8]

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

Postseason[edit]

NCAA Division II Tournament results[edit]

The Coyotes have appeared in 13 NCAA Division II Tournaments. Their combined record is 17–12. The Coyotes won the NCAA Division II National Championship in 1958.

Year Round Opponent Result
1957 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Monmouth (IL)
Jackson State†
Wheaton
W 62–52
W 2–0†
L 80–90
1958 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Final Four
National Championship Game
Wartburg
Knox
Southwest Missouri State
Wheaton
Saint Michael's
W 67–65
W 102–51
W 63–58
W 64–60
W 75–53
1972 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place
Missouri-Saint Louis
Saint Olaf
L 72–114
W 113–91
1990 Regional Semifinals
Regional 3rd Place
Metropolitan State
Alaska-Anchorage
L 73–82
W 101–92
1993 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Colorado Christian
North Dakota
New Hampshire College
W 78–60
W 66–64 OT
L 96–100 3OT
1994 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
North Dakota
North Dakota State
Southern Indiana
W 94–76
W 61–58
L 77–98
1999 Regional Quarterfinals
Regional Semifinals
Mesa State
Metropolitan State
W 79–74
L 69–83
2000 Regional Semifinals Wayne State L 73–76
2004 Regional Quarterfinals
Regional Semifinals
Nebraska-Omaha
Nebraska-Kearney
W 82–71
L 80–96
2005 Regional Quarterfinals
Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Nebraska-Kearney
Winona State
Metropolitan State
W 94–84
W 73–68
L 84–89
2006 Regional Quarterfinals Winona State L 69–81
2007 Regional Quarterfinals Nebraska-Kearney L 91–95
2008 Regional Quarterfinals Northern State L 69–70

† - Jackson State, citing policy of the Mississippi Board of Trustees, was compelled to withdraw from the Tournament rather than competing in an interracial contest.[9] This would be the only time such an occurrence would directly mar the tournament, and Jackson State themselves would return to the Tournament in 1964.

NAIA Tournament results[edit]

The Coyotes have appeared in one NAIA Tournament. Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
1950 First Round East Texas State L 54–55

NIT results[edit]

The Coyotes have appeared in one National Invitation Tournament (NIT). Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2017 First Round Iowa L 75–87

CIT results[edit]

The Coyotes have appeared in one CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament (CIT). Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2010 First Round Creighton L 78–89

CBI results[edit]

The Coyotes have appeared in the College Basketball Invitational (CBI) one time. Their record is 0–1.

Year Round Opponent Result
2018 First Round North Texas L 77–90

Draft history[edit]

Regular Draft

Year Round Pick Overall Player Team
1973 5 4 73 Chuck Iverson Seattle SuperSonics

References[edit]

  1. ^ University of South Dakota Graphic Standards and Editorial Guide. Retrieved April 16, 2016.
  2. ^ North Central Conference (2008). "2008 North Central Conference men's basketball record book" (PDF). North Central Conference. p. 19. Retrieved 18 March 2012.
  3. ^ http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/stats/m_basketball_champs_records/2011/d2/champs.pdf
  4. ^ "Great West Conference Men's Basketball Homepage". Retrieved 18 March 2012.
  5. ^ http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/233/south-dakota-coyotes
  6. ^ http://www.espn.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/233/south-dakota-coyotes
  7. ^ https://www.sports-reference.com/cbb/schools/south-dakota/
  8. ^ https://issuu.com/sdcoyotes/docs/2017-18_usd_mbb_media_supplement
  9. ^ Miller, Patrick B.; Wiggins, David Kenneth (2004-01-01). Sport and the Color Line: Black Athletes and Race Relations in Twentieth-century America. Psychology Press. ISBN 9780415946117.
  10. ^ South Dakota NBA draft history
  11. ^ University of South Dakota (2009). "Coyotes Men's Basketball 2009–10 Media & Recruiting Guide" (PDF). University of South Dakota. p. 72. Retrieved 18 March 2012.

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