VERMILLION, S.D. — Hannah Sjerven finished with game highs of 28 points and nine rebounds to lead South Dakota to a 72-65 win over the Creighton women Wednesday night.

The Bluejays were down by one midway through the third quarter when the Coyotes put together a 10-2 run. They led by double figures for most of the fourth quarter.

South Dakota, which defeated Ohio State by 15 last Friday, led by eight in the second quarter before CU tied it at halftime on a Payton Brotzki basket before the buzzer.

Creighton took a 36-35 lead early in the third quarter and trailed 41-40 after Tatum Rembao’s jumper at the 5:46 mark in the quarter.

South Dakota upped its lead to 51-42 three minutes later, sparked by back-to-back 3-pointers by Liv Korngable and Chloe Lamb.

The Coyotes led by 16 with two minutes left before Creighton scored the final nine points.

Brotzki and Rembao led Creighton with 13 points each while Jaylyn Agnew added 12. Agnew was 2 of 9 from the field as the Jays finished 6 of 28 from 3.

Brotzki, a Platteview grad, was in double figures for the first time this season.

South Dakota also outrebounded the Jays 39-23.

The loss snaps a four-game winning streak for Creighton, which returns home to face Northern Iowa at 1 p.m. Sunday.

SOUTH DAKOTA 72, CREIGHTON 65

Creighton (6-2)..............    11    22    13    19—65

At South Dakota (8-1)....    18    15    20    19—72

CU: Griglione 0-1 0-0 0, Rembao 6-14 1-2 13, Elger 2-5 2-2 6, Carda 3-11 0-0 7, Agnew 2-9 6-6 12, Saunders 2-4 3-4 8, Bachelor 0-1 0-0 0, Pryor 2-2 0-0 4, Brotzki 5-10 1-1 13, Parham 1-2 0-0 2. Totals: 23-59 13-15 65.

USD: Arens 0-3 0-0 0, Lamb 3-6 0-0 7, McKeever 3-7 2-2 8, Duffy 5-9 2-3 13, Sjerven 9-15 10-13 28, Kunzer 0-1 0-0 0, Frederick 3-8 1-2 8, Korngable 3-5 0-0 8. Totals: 26-53 15-20 72.

3-point field goals: CU 6-28 (Rembao 0-5, Elger 0-2, Carda 1-7, Agnew 2-8, Saunders 1-1, Brotzki 2-5), USD 5-10 (Lamb 1-1, McKeever 0-2, Duffy 1-2, Kunzer 0-1, Frederick 1-1, Korngable 2-3).

Rebounds: CU 23 (Saunders 5), USD 39 (Sjerven 9).

Assists: CU 9 (Rembao 2, Carda 2, Agnew 2), USD 13 (Duffy 4).

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