Heading into the final game of the first half of the 2014 Summit League schedule, there's a logjam in the middle.  Half of the league's eight teams are 3-3 heading into the first half finale.

For South Dakota State to get to 4-3, they'll have to do something they haven't done the last two seasons - win at the DakotaDome in Vermillion against South Dakota.

The Jackrabbits come in off an emotional high after an improbable come-from-behind win in Devner Thursday night.

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As for Saturday's match-up against USD, SDSU head coach Scott Nagy knows when you talk about defending the Coyotes, the discussion begins with trying to shutdown center Trevor Gruis:

Tipoff is 4:00pm Saturday in Vermillion.