For the second time in the last three years, South Dakota State has captured the Summit League's Commissioner’s Cup.

Jackrabbits' athletic programs tallied 94.5 points to easily outdistance second-place North Dakota State (87).  South Dakota, in just its second year as a Summit member, took third (78.5).

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SDSU won the award on the strength of  first-place finishes in men’s cross country, men’s basketball and women’s basketball.  The Jacks finished in the top three in 10 of the 18 Summit League sports in the 2012-13 academic year.

The Coyotes won the men’s indoor track & field title and placed second in men’s and women’s cross country, men’s golf and men’s and women’s outdoor track & field.

SDSU won the overall men's trophy, NDSU the women's.