Friday Night Hoops with Coyote Men
The South Dakota Men’s Basketball hosts Waldorf for a 7 p.m. kickoff Friday night inside the Sanford Coyote Sports Center in Vermillion.
Fans can stream the game on the Coyote Sports Network with John Thayer on call, with the radio show airing on KVHT 106.3 FM in Yankton / Vermillion and KQSF 95.7 in Sioux Falls, or by using the app. The Varsity Network. A free live stream of the game will be available on GoYotes.com.
There are only four non-conference games left before the Summit League game, three of them are at home and the first in the streak is Friday night’s game with Waldorf. South Dakota (4-3) couldn’t secure their first road victory at Nebraska or San Jose State, but remain undefeated at home. Mason Archambault has scored nine 3-pointers in the last two games and is coming off a career-high 21 points at San Jose State. Kruz Perrott-Hunt continues to lead the team in scoring.
Waldorf, an NAIA program from Forest City, Iowa, is 2-7 in his young season. The Warriors are led by senior goaltender Quincy Minor Jr., who averages 14 points per game. He leads five Waldorf starters with an average of nine to 14 points per night. The Warriors average seven 3-pointers per game and are shooting 40% from the field.
This is the second game between these two programs. South Dakota defeated Waldorf 84-59 at Vermillion in the 2012-13 campaign.
One last thing
South Dakota ranks among the best in the country for accessing the charity strip. Four Coyotes – Perrott-Hunt, Archambault, Xavier fuller and Hunter Goodrick – rank in the top 10 of the Summit for free throw attempts. Archambault has the 17th best free throw percentage in the country at 93.8 percent.