College Basketball: Hardrockers split with Colorado School of Mines

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The South Dakota School of Mines women’s basketball team is currently tied for 11th in the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference standings.

But the Hardrockers had a chance to climb up the rankings this weekend as they host a pair of conference games.

Unfortunately, the Lady Hardrockers lost a heart-breaker on Friday night to the Colorado School of Mines, 77-75 in overtime.

After trailing by as much as 13 in the second quarter, South Dakota Mines battled back in the second half to force overtime.

However, Denali Pinto hit a pair of three-pointers in OT to secure the win for the Orediggers.

Pinto led all scorers with 26 points.

The Hardrockers were led by Ryan Weiss and Anna Haugen who each scored 16 points.

The Lady Hardrockers, who will host the University of Colorado – Colorado Springs on Saturday at 4 p.m., fall to 5-9 on the season and 3-7 in the conference.

 

Men’s Basketball

South Dakota Mines defeated the Colorado School of Mines on Friday night in men’s basketball.

SD Mines 84, Colorado School of Mines 69

Allec Williams scored 26 points to lead the South Dakota Mines past the Colorado School of Mines 84-69.

Jack Fiddler finished with 19 points for the Hardrockers while Logan Elers added 10 points.

South Dakota Mines improves to 8-8 on the year and 5-5 in the conference.

 

 

Men’s Basketball Scores

Black Hills State 66, University of Colorado – Colorado Springs 64

SD Mines 84, Colorado School of Mines 69

 

Women’s Basketball Scores

Black Hills State 79, UCCS 62

Colorado School of Mines 77, SD Mines 75   OT

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