PREVIEW: South Dakota State vs South Dakota

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BROOKINGS, S.D. ( — The South Dakota Showdown Series will continue this Saturday at South Dakota State will face off against South Dakota

The South Dakota women won the first go-around back on January 8th, 65-42. Since that loss, the Jacks have rattled off six straight victories and have been holding their opponents to an average of 49 points per game.

SDSU Coach Aaron Johnston says the women understand the importance of this game against Summit leading USD:

The South Dakota State men took the first meeting over South Dakota on January 8th, 84-65. The Jacks are in the midst of an 11 game winning streak while the Yotes continue to battle through adversity this season. SDSU Coach Eric Henderson thinks the Yotes have become very connected this season due to that adversity:

The men’s tip is 7 p.m. Saturday from the Sanford Coyote Sports Center while the women are at Frost Arena for a 2 p.m. tip.