South Dakota State’s Miller earns Summit League Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor

South Dakota State’s Miller earns Summit League Women’s Basketball Weekly Honor

By: Kelly Shipp

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – South Dakota State senior guard Macy Miller has been named The Summit League Women's Basketball Player of the Week.

Miller guided her Jackrabbits to two wins last week including an upset victory over No. 23/23 South Dakota at home. Miller averaged 20-points per game, including a game-high 28 against the Coyotes with the go-ahead three-pointer in overtime to help the Jackrabbits take a one-game lead in the standings with one week left in the regular season.

Player of the Week

Macy Miller, South Dakota State

Sr. | Guard | Mitchell, S.D.

• Miller averaged 20-points, 6.5 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game in the Jackrabbits two wins last week

• She scored a game-high 28-points in an overtime win against No. 23/23 South Dakota. She hit the go-ahead 3-pointer in overtime and then helped seal the victory from the free throw line with three made free throws in the final 29 seconds of overtime

• Made a career-high 12 free throws against USD and tied a career-high with 41 minutes played

• This is Miller's 11th career player of the week honor and second of the season. Her 11-career player of the week honors are tied for the third most in a career


Also nominated: Sarah Garvie, Oral Roberts; Lexi Klabo, North Dakota; Ciara Duffy, South Dakota; Rylee Nudell, North Dakota State; Kierstyn Repp, Purdue Fort Wayne; Lauren Loven, Denver


2018-19 Summit League Players of the Week

Nov. 12: Taylor Frederick, South Dakota

Nov. 19: Macy Miller, South Dakota State

Nov. 26: Madison Nelson, Denver

Dec. 3: Lexi Klabo, North Dakota

Dec. 10: Hannah Sjerven, South Dakota

Dec. 17: Ciara Duffy, South Dakota

Dec. 22: Taylor Higginbotham, Western Illinois

Dec. 31: Lexi Klabo, North Dakota

Jan. 7: Lauren Loven, Denver

Jan. 14: Myah Selland, South Dakota State

Jan. 21: Olivia Kaufmann, Western Illinois

Jan. 28: De'Jour Young, Purdue Fort Wayne

                 Keni Jo Lippe, Oral Roberts

Feb. 4: Taylor Higginbotham, Western Illinois

Feb. 11: Lexi Klabo, North Dakota

Feb. 18: Tagyn Larson, South Dakota State

Feb. 25: Macy Miller, South Dakota State


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