There have been so many memorable games in South Dakota State history, and now you can relive each and every one of them. Become a member of the Jackrabbit Extra and you can watch all of these classic broadcasts anytime you want. It's all on demand and exclusively here at GoJacks.com.
- 1963.03.15 - Men's Basketball vs. Wittenberg (Film) - It is arguably the most famous shot in SDSU men's basketball history. Sid Bostic's half-court prayer was answered at the buzzer, as the Jacks won the Division II national championship, 44-42, over Wittenberg (Ohio). The only remaining footage of that event is preserved here, 20 minutes of the original black-and-white film reel shot for use by the coaches. Included is parts of the game, including the dramatic shot, and the ensuing celebration in Evansville, Ind.
- 1985.03.23 - Men's Basketball vs. Jacksonville State (ESPN) - For the second time in school history, the Jacks played for a national championship in 1985. Mark Tetzlaff led the Jacks to a 26-7 record, scoring nearly 19 points a game. Trailing at the half, the Jacks rallied to take a six-point lead late, only to see the Gamecocks rally for a one-point victory. ESPN telecast the game nationally, with the one-and-only Dick Vitale providing commentary.
- 1992.02.01 - Men's Basketball vs. South Dakota (IMC/WNAX) - The 1992 Jackrabbit men's basketball team advanced to the NCAA Division II Elite Eight for the seventh time in school history. Anchored by guard Chris White, who scored over 22 points a game, the Jacks went 24-8 on the season. One of only two home losses that year came at the hands of rival South Dakota, who beat the Jacks 73-72 in front of 8,652 fans at Frost Arena.
- 1999.11.06 - Football at South Dakota (KELO) - The State-U football game in 1999 featured two of the top Division II running backs in the country - SDSU's Josh Ranek and USD's Jamel White. Ranek more than doubled White's yardage total, rushing 31 times for 254 yards and four scores. The Jacks scored two defensive touchdowns and scored 15 points in the final two minutes for a 43-30, come-from-behind victory.
- 2001.10.13 - Football vs. Augustana (KSFY) - Hobo Day 2001 was a memorable one for Jackrabbit football. SDSU racked up nearly 500 yards of total offense in front of a statewide television offense, defeating rival Augustana 31-21 at Coughlin-Alumni Stadium. All-American running back Josh Ranek ran 34 times for 161 yards and a score, and quarterback Dan Fjeldheim threw for 305 yards and three touchdowns.
- 2003.03.29 - Women's Basketball vs. Northern Kentucky (ESPN2) - SDSU's only national championship in women's basketball came during head coach Aaron Johnston's third full season, 2002-03. Stacie Cizek had kept the Jackrabbits alive with a three-pointer that banked in to force overtime in the national semifinals. SDSU went on to defeat Bentley (Pa.) in that game and rode the wave to a national title. Watch all-American Melissa Pater and the Jacks bring home the hardwood in front of a partisan SDSU crowd in St. Joseph, Mo.
- 2008.11.22 - Football at North Dakota State (KVLY/KSFY) - Entering the fifth Dakota Marker game, it had been 46 years since an SDSU football team won in Fargo. Since the Fargodome was built, the Jacks had lost all eight meetings. Quarterback Ryan Berry washed all that away in the fourth quarter. Missing most fo the game with an injury, Berry returned late in the fourth quarter for one final drive. He drove the Jacks 68 yards in eight plays, capped by a 1-yard touchdown pass to JaRon Harris. Trailing by a point, the Jacks went for two. Berry's conversion pass to Mike Steffen gave SDSU a 25-24 win in front of 18,426 stunned NDSU fans.
- 2009.10.31 - Football at Youngstown State (MVFC TV) - The 2009 Jackrabbit football team, en route to its first FCS playoff appearance, remained perfect in Missouri Valley Football Conference play with a 17-3 defeat of Youngstown State. Quarterback Ryan Crawford, who had missed the previous three games with injury, returned to complete 19-of-28 passes for 178 yards. Kyle Minett rushed for two scores, and the SDSU defense held the Penguins to 254 yards in a convincing victory.