SDSU hosts USD in historic rivalry Saturday

The University of South Dakota Coyotes and the South Dakota State University Jackrabbits football teams will square off in Brookings Saturday in the 113th meeting between the two schools.

The Jacks bring a 7-2 record into the game, while the 'Yotes are 4-6.

SDSU leads the all time series 54-17-7, according to USD media. The Jacks have won the last nine meetings.

The game is Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium. You can find information about tickets here.

The game will be aired on MidcoSN, and is available online via ESPN+, though a subscription is required.

Here's some facts about the matchup, courtesy USD's media guide:

The teams will wear the official USS South Dakota crest on their helmets to commemorate the commissioning of South Dakota's first Navy vessel in more than 70 years

South Dakota and South Dakota State have met every season for the last 104 years with the following exceptions:
-Three years during World War I (1916-18)
-Three years during World War II (1943-45)
-Eight years after SDSU made the jump to FCS (2004-11)

Some notes from the first 112 meetings between the intrastate rivals:
-43 games, including the last three, have been decided by seven points or less
-USD has scored 1,899 points; SDSU has scored 1,795 points
-There have been 32 shutouts in 112 games (one since 1970)
-SDSU has been shutout 20 times, USD 14 times (two 0-0 ties)
-USD's largest margin of victory is 73-7 in 1912
-SDSU's largest margin of victory is 61-0 in 1963
-The most combined points scored is 90 (USD, 51-39 in 1986)
-The teams have met twice in the same season 12 times
-The programs have yet to meet in the postseason