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SDSU Earns Playoff Bid

SDSU Earns Playoff Bid

The South Dakota State University football team has been selected for an at-large berth in the 2013 Football Championship Subdivision playoffs and will travel to Northern Arizona in first-round action Saturday.

Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. Mountain Time (7 p.m. Central) in Flagstaff, Ariz.

The Jackrabbits, who will be making their second consecutive playoff appearance and third in five years, ended the regular season with an 8-4 overall record, including a 5-3 mark in the Missouri Valley Football Conference. Northern Arizona also received an at-large bid and enters the playoffs with a 9-2 overall record and runner-up finish in the Big Sky Conference with a 7-1 league mark.

Northern Arizona was ranked eighth in the final Sports Network media poll, while SDSU checked in at No. 13. The winner of Saturday’s game will face No. 3 national seed Eastern Washington on Dec. 7.

SDSU season ticket holders and the general public will be able to purchase tickets through the Jackrabbit Ticket Office starting at 1 p.m. Monday. A limited number of tickets will be available for purchase over the phone at 1-866-GO JACKS or in person at the Jackrabbit Ticket Office.

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