-- IUPUI used a 31-6 run to earn the win over Denver.
-- North Dakota State's Taylor Thunstedt grabbed a career-high six rebounds in the win at Omaha.
* IUPUI 71, Denver 54 | DU Recap // IUPUI Recap
INDIANAPOLIS (iupuijags.com) -- A 31-6 run spanning from the 6:30 mark of the first half to the 15:00 minute mark of the second half propelled the IUPUI women's basketball team to a 71-54 victory over Denver in Summit League action Thursday evening at Indiana Farmers Coliseum.
Thursday's game was the first game for the Jags at the Indiana Farmers Coliseum since they took on then-No. 11/12 Louisville in the season opener. That night, the Jaguars shot 57.4 percent in the second half and that hot shooting continued against the Pioneers as IUPUI shot 45.5 percent from the field, including 50.0 percent in the second half.
* South Dakota 73, Fort Wayne 72 | USD Recap // IPFW Recap
FORT WAYNE, Ind. (goyotes.com) -- Tia Hemiller and Nicole Seekamp both tallied 15 points and seven rebounds as the South Dakota women's basketball team held off Fort Wayne to win 73-72 in the Gates Sports Center on Thursday night. The win is South Dakota's 12th in its last 14 games and keeps the Coyotes on top of the Summit League standings.
South Dakota (15-4, 5-1) scored seven unanswered points during a 1:31 stretch in the final three minutes to take control of a game that saw four lead changes and four ties in the final six minutes. Hemiller hit a jumper to tie the game at 66 with 2:04 remaining, and Seekamp hit the go-ahead 3-pointer on the next possession to make it 69-66 with 1:29 to go. Seekamp then assisted a basket by Margaret McCloud on the next USD possession to make it 71-66 with 49 seconds left.
* North Dakota State 77, Omaha 60 | NDSU Recap // UNO Recap
OMAHA, Neb. (gobison.com) -- The North Dakota State women's basketball team (9-10, 5-2 Summit League) never trailed in a 77-60 victory at Omaha (6-12, 1-5 Summit League) on Thursday, Jan. 22, inside Sapp Fieldhouse.
With the win, the Bison improve to 9-10 overall and 5-2 in Summit League play, while Omaha dips to 6-12 overall and 1-5 in league play.
Brooke LeMar led three Bison in double figures with a game-high 26 points on 11-for-20 shooting, and Taylor Thunstedt matched her career-high for the second consecutive game with 15 points on 5-for-11 shooting. Liz Keena rounded out the Bison in double figures, scoring 10 points.
* Summit League game