BROOKINGS, S.D.--South Dakota State quarterback Austin Sumner passed for a career-high 395 yards and three touchdowns to lead the 15th-ranked Jackrabbits to a 37-14 win against South Dakota Saturday at Coughlin-Alumni Stadium in what was the final regular season game for both teams.
VERMILLION, S.D.--Illinois State running back Marshaun Coprich rushed for 221 yards and two scores to lead the seventh-ranked Redbirds to a 45-26 win against South Dakota Saturday inside the DakotaDome.
VERMILLION, S.D.--Western Illinois quarterback Trenton Norvell threw touchdown passes to five different receivers in leading the Fighting Leathernecks to a 44-29 victory against South Dakota Saturday inside the DakotaDome.
It took South Dakota three quarters to build a 17-7 lead. It took five minutes for Youngstown State to erase it. The 13th-ranked Penguins outscored the Coyotes 21-0 in the final quarter to escape with a 28-17 win Saturday at Stambaugh Stadium. Youngstown State improved to 7-2 overall and 4-1 in the Missouri Valley with road trips to unbeaten Illinois State and North Dakota State looming on the schedule.
South Dakota (2-6, 0-4 MVFC) begins the second half of Missouri Valley play looking to play spoiler against 13th-ranked Youngstown State (6-2, 3-1 MVFC), a team in search of its first playoff berth since 2006. Kickoff from Stambaugh Stadium in Youngstown, Ohio, is set for 1 p.m. CDT.
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