BROOKINGS, S.D. -

It's officially rivalry week in the Rushmore State as South Dakota and South Dakota State square of next Saturday in Brookings.

Right now the two teams are going in opposite directions.

SDSU bounced back their loss at Illinois State to defeat Missouri State 49-24, while the Coyotes suffered another heartbreaking loss 35-28 at Southern Illinois, pretty much ending their hopes for a playoff bid.

With two games left the Jackrabbits still are in the drivers seat for a Missouri Valley Conference title.

SDSU and USD kickoff at 2 PM.