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WBCB will televise YSU vs. South Dakota State game on Saturday

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WBCB, The Valley's CW, will televise the Missouri Valley Football Conference game between Youngstown State and South Dakota State this Saturday, October 22, 2016.  The game will begin at 3:00 p.m., live from Brookings, South Dakota.

The game is for sole possession of first place in the MVFC.  

Last week, YSU (5-1, 3-0 MVFC) nipped Northern Iowa, 14-10, in a thriller at Stambaugh Stadium, while South Dakota State (4-2, 3-0) upset #1 ranked North Dakota State, 19-17, on the road.

In this week’s FCS Coaches Poll, Youngstown State moved up one spot to #13 in the rankings; South Dakota State is jumped to 7th, up from 11th last week.

The Jackrabbits lead the all-time series, 11-6, over the Penguins with the teams first playing in 1942.  Last year, South Dakota State won, 38-8, at Stambaugh Stadium.

The match up features the MVFC’s top defense versus the conference’s top offense.  YSU leads in scoring defense (15.0 points per game) and total defense (271.2), while SDSU is scoring 40.7 points an outing and piling up 471.7 total yards per game.

WBCB will carry all of YSU’s MVFC road games live this season.  The next televised game is Saturday, November 5th at North Dakota State.

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