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South Dakota State Jackrabbits – March Madness Team Predictions, Odds and Preview 2016

South Dakota State Jackrabbits – March Madness Team Predictions, Odds and Preview 2016

South No. 12 South Dakota State Jackrabbits (Overall: 26-7, Conf: 12-4)

Team Strengths

Experience. The South Dakota State Jackrabbits boast of three senior guards George Marshall, Deondre Parks and Jake Bittle in the starting lineup. They should be a threat considering their impressive shooting abilities. They combine to score 38.2 points per game. While they’re strong scorers, they excel even more when setting up freshman big man Mike Daum. The freshman shows no fear attacking the rim, drawing 7.7 fouls per 40 minutes while shooting 82.2 percent from the charity stripe.

Team Weaknesses


Ball movement is a problem for South Dakota State. Their three guards are excellent scorers. Big Man Mike Daum is strong inside. But the Jackrabbits can be stopped if their star players are contained. South Dakota State is one of the worst teams in the nation when it comes to assists. They’ve averaging just 11.3 assists per game, 308th in the nation.

Team Stats

Category Stat NCAA Rank
Points Per Game 76.3 98
Rebounds Per Game 37.9 85
Blocks Per Game 2.48 293
3-Point Percentage 35.7% 130
Free Throw Percentage 73.9% 37

Starting Lineup

Position Name PPG
F Ian Theisen 6.2
G Deondre Parks 14.7
G Reed Tellinghuisen 9.1
G Jake Bittle 8.6
G George Marshall 14.9

Writer’s Prediction

South Dakota State gets a big upset, beating Maryland to make the Round of 32. But that’s as far as they’ll go in the Big Dance.

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Written by Kevin

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