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A safety, a couple field goals, some explosive plays on offense, numerous key defensive plays and a big advantage in time of possession. It sure sounds like a typical win for North Dakota State's
Trick play leads to South Dakota St. TD
SDSU's Brady Mengarelli hides behind the line of scrimmage, receives the sneaky handoff and scores easily after some misdirection to give his team an early lead on No. 1 seed North Dakota State. The Bison have won five straight FCS championships.
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North Dakota State's run of five consecutive national championships is on the line against South Dakota State. SDSU won 19-17 at the Fargodome on Oct. 15, but NDSU is 4-0 in FCS playoff rematches from the regular season. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN
Villanova got its style of game. South Dakota State got the victory.
North Dakota State, the No. 1 seed in the FCS Playoffs, will begin its quest for a sixth straight national championship next week. The first round kicks off this weekend.
Taryn Christion threw two touchdowns to Jake Wieneke and Wieneke threw one to Christion as South Dakota State beat Northern Iowa 45-24 on Saturday for a piece of its first Missouri Valley Footbal
Taryn Christion's 7-yard touchdown run with 4:39 remaining lifted South Dakota State to a 28-21 victory South Dakota on Saturday.
Taryn Christion threw for 324 yards and a touchdown and South Dakota State bounced back from a loss to Illinois State to beat Missouri State 49-24 on Saturday.
Jake Kolbe threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as Illinois State delivered South Dakota State its first conference loss with a 38-21 win on Saturday.
Taryn Christion threw for 189 yards on an efficient 15 of 21 passing with two touchdowns and South Dakota State sailed to a 24-10 win over Youngstown State on Saturday.
Taryn Christion found Jake Wieneke for a 2-yard touchdown with 1 second left on fourth down and South Dakota State beat FCS defending champion North Dakota State 19-17 on Saturday to snap the Bis
Taryn Christion threw for a school-record 466 yards and five touchdowns to win a 45-39 shootout with Southern Illinois on Saturday night.
Taryn Christion threw five touchdown passes and South Dakota State returned two interceptions for touchdowns in a 52-14 win over Western Illinois in the the Missouri Valley opener for both teams
Joe Protheroe ran for 217 yards and two touchdowns, including the game winning 13-yard score with 2:28 to go, and Cal Poly beat South Dakota State 38-31 on Saturday night.
Taryn Christion threw for a career-high four touchdowns and ran in another score to lead South Dakota State to a 56-28 win over Drake on Saturday night.
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