THIS WEEK'S SCHEDULE
Friday, November 14
Kent State at North Dakota State Noon
Fort Wayne at Illinois 3 p.m.
Louisville at IUPUI 5 p.m.
Oral Roberts at Baylor 6 p.m. (FS Southwest+)
South Dakota at Drake 7:05 p.m.
BYU at South Dakota State 8 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 15
Western Illinois at Missouri 2 p.m. (SEC Network+)
Alcorn State at Omaha 2 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 16
South Dakota at Kansas 2 p.m. (ESPN3/JTV)
Milwaukee at North Dakota State 2 p.m.
Hawai'i at Denver 2 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 17
Omaha at Air Force 7 p.m.
Williams Woods at Western Illinois 7 p.m.
Oral Roberts at Tennessee 8 p.m. (SEC Network+)
All times local to site
Thursday, Oct. 30
South Dakota State 77, South Dakota Tech 40
Saturday, Nov. 1
Oral Roberts 69, Rockhurst 36
Thursday, Nov. 6
Fort Wayne 98, Goshen 65
Omaha 61, Rockhurst 55
Western Illinois 71, William Jewell 63
Friday, Nov. 7
North Dakota State 100, Bemidji State 47
Saturday, Nov. 8
Oral Roberts 62, East Central 46
South Dakota State 80, Northern State 64
Monday, Nov. 10
IUPUI 109, Oakland City 65
Selected in voting by coaches, SIDs and media
Rank School (1st-place votes) Pts.
1. South Dakota State (27) 513
2. South Dakota (4) 420
3. IUPUI 408
4. Western Illinois (1) 358
5. Denver 253
6. Fort Wayne 202
7. Oral Roberts 178
8. Omaha 165
9. North Dakota State 158
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Ashley Luke (F), Western Illinois
Brooke LeMar (G), North Dakota State
Ashley Luke (F), Western Illinois
Nevena Markovic (F/C), IUPUI
Nicole Seekamp (G), South Dakota
Haley Seibert (G), Fort Wayne
Megan Waytashek (G/F), South Dakota State
Paige Bradley (G), Denver
Raeshel Contreras (G), South Dakota
Tia Hemiller (G), South Dakota
Taijhe Kelly (C), Omaha
Michelle Maher (G), Western Illinois
2 Wins over nationally-ranked teams (2013-14), the third time in history with multiple in same season
4 Summit League teams in postseason play (2013-14), tying an all-time high
5 Postseason tournament wins in 2013-14, a new all-time single-season league record
10 RPI gain in the past five season (2010-14), second-best nationally
16 Final Sagarin RPI ranking, the highest since the 2005-06 season
21 Current home court winning streak for South Dakota State, the fifth-longest in the nation
5,871 2014 league tournament semifinal session attendance, a new semifinal session record
The Summit League sent a record-tying four teams to the postseason a year ago in South Dakota (NCAA), IUPUI (WNIT), South Dakota State (WNIT) and Fort Wayne (WBI). It was the fifth-straight year in which at least three teams earned postseason bids.
INSIDE THE SUMMIT LEAGUE
Hosted by Tom Nieman, "Inside The Summit League" is a 30-minute weekly sports television magazine that includes highlights, news and features from The Summit League and its nine member institutions.
For listings in your area: thesummitleague.org/itsl
To watch online: thesummitleague.org/itsl/watch
Three-of-nine Summit League men's basketball teams, plus the league tournament, will open new or drastically renovated facilities over the next few seasons:
Summit '14-15 // UNO '15-16 // USD '15-16 // NDSU '16-17
WHAT'S IN A NAME?
The Summit League features the NCAA's most unique collection of one-of-a-kind nicknames among its member institutions. Within U.S. college athletics, three names are exclusively held by Summit League schools: Mastodons (Fort Wayne), Jackrabbits (South Dakota State) and Leathernecks (Western Illinois). In addition, the name Coyotes (South Dakota) is unique to NCAA Division I.