, Sanford Pentagon, Sioux Falls, South Dakota; Thursday, 6:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: South Dakota State is ready to face Utah State in a postseason game at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls. Utah State lost 85-69 to VCU in its most recent game, while South Dakota State fell 79-71 against West Virginia in its last outing.
DID YOU KNOW: Both of these teams posted winning records against non-conference competition last season. South Dakota State went 7-6 against teams outside its conference, while Utah State went 9-2 in such games.