Halftime Report

Only one more half stands between Southern Dak. St. and the win they were favored to collect coming into this evening. They have jumped out to a quick 36-26 lead against UMKC.

If Southern Dak. St. keeps playing like this, they'll bump their record up to 12-9 in no time. On the other hand, UMKC will have to make due with an 8-13 record unless they turn things around (and fast).

Who's Playing

UMKC Roos @ Southern Dak. St. Jackrabbits

Current Records: UMKC 8-12, Southern Dak. St. 11-9

How To Watch

  • When: Thursday, January 25, 2024 at 7 p.m. ET
  • Where: Frost Arena -- Brookings, South Dakota
  • TV: CBS Sports Network
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What to Know

Southern Dak. St. is 9-1 against UMKC since November of 2015, and they'll have a chance to extend that success on Thursday. Both teams will face off in a Summit battle at 7:00 p.m. ET at Frost Arena. Southern Dak. St. will be looking to keep their four-game home win streak alive.

Last Saturday, the Jackrabbits strolled past the Coyotes with points to spare, taking the game 73-55.

Meanwhile, the Roos had just enough and edged the Mavericks out 74-72 on Saturday.

The Jackrabbits have been performing well recently as they've won four of their last five games, which provided a massive bump to their 11-9 record this season. As for the Roos, their victory ended a four-game drought on the road and puts them at 8-12.

This contest is shaping up to be a blowout: Southern Dak. St. just can't miss this season, having made 48.7% of their shots per game. It's a different story for UMKC, though, as they've only made 42% of their shots per game this season. Given Southern Dak. St.'s sizeable advantage in that area, UMKC will need to find a way to close that gap.

Looking ahead, Southern Dak. St. is the favorite in this one, as the experts expect to see them win by 11 points. They might be worth a quick bet since they've covered the spread the last seven times they've played UMKC.


Southern Dak. St. is a big 11-point favorite against UMKC, according to the latest college basketball odds.

The oddsmakers had a good feel for the line for this one, as the game opened with the Jackrabbits as a 11.5-point favorite.

The over/under is set at 148.5 points.

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Series History

Southern Dak. St. has won 9 out of their last 10 games against UMKC.

  • Feb 23, 2023 - Southern Dak. St. 73 vs. UMKC 50
  • Jan 30, 2023 - Southern Dak. St. 67 vs. UMKC 66
  • Feb 26, 2022 - Southern Dak. St. 86 vs. UMKC 75
  • Dec 20, 2021 - Southern Dak. St. 89 vs. UMKC 57
  • Feb 27, 2021 - Southern Dak. St. 89 vs. UMKC 77
  • Feb 26, 2021 - Southern Dak. St. 67 vs. UMKC 49
  • Nov 28, 2018 - Southern Dak. St. 75 vs. UMKC 47
  • Dec 22, 2017 - Southern Dak. St. 85 vs. UMKC 60
  • Dec 03, 2016 - Southern Dak. St. 77 vs. UMKC 68
  • Nov 28, 2015 - UMKC 64 vs. Southern Dak. St. 57