South Dakota State and Texas Christian to Face Off in First Row Sport

The South Dakota State men’s basketball team will take on Texas Christian in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Friday. The game will be broadcast on truTV.

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South Dakota State and Texas Christian will face off in the first round of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Friday, March 15. Both teams are heavy underdogs in their respective matchups, but both have a chance to pull off an upset and advance to the second round.

This will be the first meeting between these two teams.

South Dakota State

South Dakota State and Texas Christian will face off in the first row of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship on Sunday. The game will be the first time the two schools have ever met in the tournament.


The game will be played at Amon G. Carter Stadium in Fort Worth, Texas.


The South Dakota State Jackrabbits football team competes as a member of the Missouri Valley Football Conference (MVFC) in the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) Division I Football Championship Subdivision (FCS). The team’s head coach is John Stiegelmeier, who started in 1996. The Jackrabbits play their home games at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium in Brookings, South Dakota.

Notable alumni

South Dakota State University has produced many notable alumni, including two governors, four members of the United States House of Representatives, and three members of the United States Senate. The university has also produced numerous athletes, including two Olympians and several professional players.

John A. Johnson, the governor of Minnesota from 1909 to 1915, was a graduate of South Dakota State University. so was Harvey Wollman, the governor of South Dakota from 1979 to 1987.

The university has also produced four members of the United States House of Representatives: Kristi Noem, Dusty Johnson, Stephanie Herseth Sandlin, and Trent Franks. In addition, three alumni have served in the United States Senate: Thomas A. Daschle, Tim Johnson, and John Thune.

Texas Christian

The South Dakota State men’s basketball team will travel to Fort Worth, Texas for a game against Texas Christian University on Saturday, December 10. The game will be the first meeting between the two schools and will tip off at 4:00 p.m. (CT) from Schollmaier Arena.


Texas Christian is located in the city of Fort Worth, Texas. The university is situated on approximately 280 acres surrounded by residential and commercial neighborhoods. TCU is about a 30-minute drive from the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport.


Texas Christian University (TCU) is a private, co-educational university in Fort Worth, Texas, established in 1873 by Addison and Randolph Clark as the AddRan Male & Female College. The campus is located on 272 acres (1.1 km2) about 3 miles (5 km) from downtown Fort Worth, Texas. TCU is affiliated with, but not governed by, the Disciples of Christ. The university consists of eight constituent colleges and schools and has a classical liberal arts curriculum. Its mascot is the horned frog, and its colors are purple and white.

TCU ranks as the 28th best college and 64th best value school in the National Universities category by U.S. News & World Report for 2020. For 2021, TCU moves up to 26th place overall in the National Universities category; this marks its highest ranking ever in the publication’s history. As of Fall 2019, the university enrolls 10,394 undergraduates and 2,165 graduate students in 100 baccalaureate and 53 masters programs spanning 28 areas of study within eight constituent colleges and schools; these include the Neeley School of Business, College of Communication, Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences, John Vohs College of respected Graduate School Programs including Engineering Education Research Collaboratory propelling graduate programs to national prominence”.

Notable alumni

Some notable alumni of Texas Christian University include NFL players like LaDainian Tomlinson, Andy Dalton, and Josh Doctson; MLB players like Brandon Finnegan, Matt Carpenter, and Nate McLouth; and basketball player Aaron Brooks.

The Match-Up

The college football world will be watching as two top-ranked Power Five teams go head-to-head in the first row sport. On one side, you have the South Dakota State, who are looking to make a statement. On the other side, you have the Texas Christian, who are looking to prove that they are the better team. This is sure to be an exciting match-up.

When and where

The much-anticipated South Dakota State and Texas Christian game will finally take place on September 7th at 8:00 p.m. The game will be hosted by South Dakota State at the Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium in Brookings, South Dakota. This will be the first time the two teams have faced each other in history.

With both teams ranked in the top 25, this game is expected to be a close match-up. South Dakota State is coming off of a 10-3 season, while Texas Christian had a disappointing 6-7 season. However, Texas Christian is Methodist Collegiate Athletic Conference champions, so they will be looking to prove themselves against South Dakota State.

This game is sure to be exciting, so make sure to tune in on September 7th at 8:00 p.m. to see who comes out on top!

What to expect

When the South Dakota State Jackrabbits travel to Texas to face the Texas Christian Horned Frogs, it will be a battle of two very different styles. The Jackrabbits like to run a quick tempo offense that features a lot of three-point shooting. The Horned Frogs, on the other hand, rely heavily on their defense and rebounding.

The Jackrabbits are led by Mike Daum, who is one of the best scorers in the country. He is averaging nearly 25 points per game and has the ability to take over a game with his scoring. The Horned Frogs have a balanced attack with no one averaging more than 14 points per game, but they make up for it with their defense.

The key matchup in this game will be between Daum and the Horned Frogs’ big men. Daum likes to play on the perimeter and will likely be guarded by one of TCU’s big men. If the Horned Frogs can keep Daum in check, they will have a good chance to win the game.


The grand finale of the college football season is almost upon us and South Dakota State and Texas Christian will be facing off in the First Row Sport. This game will be played on Saturday, December 21st at 10:00am CST and will be televised on ESPN.

This will be the first ever meeting between these two teams and it is sure to be a great game. Both teams come into the game with identical 12-1 records and are ranked in the top 25 in both the AP Poll and the Coaches Poll. The winner of this game will earn a spot in the prestigious bowl game, while the loser will have to settle for a lesser bowl.

South Dakota State is led by their strong defense which is ranked 6th in the nation in points allowed per game. They will need to contain Texas Christian’s high powered offense which is averaging over 40 points per game. On offense, South Dakota State will look to their running game which is averaging over 200 yards per game.

Texas Christian also has a strong defense, but their offense is what makes them really dangerous. They are led by their quarterback, Trevone Boykin, who has thrown for over 3,500 yards and 30 touchdowns this season. He also ran for 7 touchdowns. Wide receiver Josh Doctson is Boykin’s favorite target and he has caught 77 passes for 1,315 yards and 14 touchdowns.

This should be a great game between two evenly matched teams. It is very difficult to predict who will win, but I believe that South Dakota State’s defense will ultimately be the difference maker in this game. I am predicting that they will win by a score of 24-21.

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