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SDSU In Playoff Game

SDSU In Playoff Game

The South Dakota State University football team will make its second consecutive appearance in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs,traveling Saturday to Northern Arizona.
Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. Mountain Time (7 p.m. Central, ESPN3) at the J. Lawrence Walkup Skydome on the NAU campus in Flagstaff, Ariz. The game can be heard on 570 WNAX and across the Jackrabbit Sports Network.
The Jackrabbits received an at-large berth after compiling an 8-4 overall record during the 2013 regular season, including a 5-3 mark in the Missouri Valley Football Conference to finish in a four-way tie for second place. SDSU secured the playoff bid by winning its final four games, including a pair of victories over ranked opponents — Northern Iowa and Youngstown State. SDSU is ranked 13th in both major FCS polls this week.
Northern Arizona, meanwhile, ended the regular season on a six-game winning streak, compiling a 9-2 overall record en route to its first playoff appearance since 2003. The Lumberjacks, ranked eighth in the Sports Network media poll and ninth in the FCS Coaches’ poll, also received an at-large bid after finishing second in the Big Sky Conference with a 7-1 mark.

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