Jacks Fall in First Round to Syracuse

Jacks Fall in First Round to Syracuse

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Emily Engstler scored 18 points and made three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter and No. 8 seed Syracuse pulled away from No. 9 South Dakota State for a 72-55 first-round win in the women’s NCAA Tournament. Syracuse led 50-48 to open the final period when Englstler struck from long range on consecutive baskets. Her third from long range took two bounces on the rim before falling in to put Syracuse ahead 66-52. Syracuse had five players score in double figures. Paiton Burckhard scored 17 for South Dakota State.