Press release by Central Wyoming Athletics:
(Riverton, WY) – CWC will have a former player competing in the NCAA March Madness. Junior point guard Jaylon Gentry and the South Dakota State Jackrabbits are a #13 seed in the midwest region. The Jackrabbits have captured 30 wins and four losses on the season and won the Summit League conference and tournament titles. They will take on Providence, the 4 seed on Thursday in Buffalo, New York.
It’s the sixth NCAA tournament appearance overall and first time since 2018. They also have the nation’s longest current winning streak at 21 games in a row.
Gentry has played in 11 games averaging a couple of points per game. South Dakota State is 0-5 in the first round NCAA tournament games.