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Pentagon to host SDBBCA clinic

10/03/2018, 4:15pm CDT
By Sanford media relations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. - The Sanford Pentagon will host the annual South Dakota Basketball Coaches Association Coaches Clinic on Nov. 17. The event starts at 9:30 a.m. and concludes at 3:15 p.m. It’s free of charge for coaches, and each participant gets one complimentary ticket to the East-West Challenge games that will be held later that day.

The clinic features some of the top high school and college coaches in the region. The full lineup:

  • Ryan Thompson, Black Hills State University men’s basketball
  • Matt Daly, Sioux Falls Lincoln girls basketball
  • Paul Sather, Northern State University men’s basketball
  • Derek Robey, Sioux Falls O’Gorman boys basketball
  • Dawn Plitzuweit, University of South Dakota women’s basketball

Thompson and Sather will face off Nov. 16 in the first night of the East-West Challenge, a new event featuring four NCAA Division II schools in South Dakota.

Plitzuweit will coach at the Pentagon again Nov. 21, leading the Coyotes – the reigning regular-season champions in The Summit League – against Wichita State. Tickets for that game are available now.

Admission to the SDBBCA Coaches Clinic is free, but any potential attendees need to email Paul Seville,, to confirm their attendance.

November 16:

5:30 PM: Northern State vs. Black Hills State

7:30 PM: Augustana vs. SD School of Mines & Technology

* One ticket is good for both games.

November 17:

3:30 PM: Northern State vs. SD School of Mines & Technology

5:30 PM: Augustana vs. Black Hills State 

* One ticket is good for both games.

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