Sanford Coyote Sports Center, Vermillion, South Dakota; Friday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Southern and South Dakota look to bounce back from losses. Each squad is coming off a tough road loss in their last game. South Dakota lost 99-50 to Drake on Sunday, while Southern fell 81-63 at Rice on Tuesday.
TEAM LEADERSHIP: The Jaguars have been led by seniors Jayden Saddler and Tyrone Lyons. Saddler has averaged 11.7 points, 6.3 assists and 2.3 steals while Lyons has recorded 14 points and 5.3 rebounds per game. The Coyotes have been led by Kruz Perrott-Hunt and Xavier Fuller. Perrott-Hunt has averaged 12 points while Fuller has put up 10 points and 5.5 rebounds per game.