LAS VEGAS—South Dakota senior guard Ciara Duffy was named the South Point Thanksgiving Shootout’s Most Valuable Performer and earned a spot on the all-tournament team.
Duffy nearly recorded a triple-double on Friday in leading the Coyotes to a 68-53 victory over Ohio State. Her stat line included 22 points, 12 rebounds, seven assists, a block and a steal. She then helped the Coyotes get out to a quick start over Northern Illinois with 13 points, four assists and three rebounds in 17 minutes. South Dakota won game two 91-48, with Duffy making three of USD’s school record 17 3-pointers.
A native of Rapid City, South Dakota, Duffy is averaging 17.6 points, 6.5 rebounds and 5.9 assists this season. She’s reached double-figures in all eight games with a pair of double-doubles.
South Point Thanksgiving Shootout’s All-Tournament Team
Ciara Duffy, South Dakota (MVP)
Jordan Lewis, Alabama
Hannah Whitish, Nebraska
Angel Jackson, USC
Mackenzie Coleman, Tennessee Tech
Sixth Woman: Chelby Koker, Northern Illinois