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Southern Utah at North Dakota
P At the Alerus Center, Grand Forks, N.D.
Kickoff • noon (MDT)
Online • WatchBigSky.com
Radio • 590 AM
Records • Southern Utah 3-2, 2-1; North Dakota 4-2, 3-0
Series • Southern Utah, 4-3
Last meeting • Southern Utah, 35-17 (2014)
About the Thunderbirds • They come off a 24-3 win over UC Davis. … They lead the Big Sky Conference in turnover margin (+1.4). … RB Malik Brown is second in the league in rushing (108 yards per game). … Tate Lewis is the reigning special teams Player of the Week in the Big Sky. He averaged 48.8 yards on nine punts against UC Davis, including a 64-yarder.
About the Fighting Hawks • They are ranked 18th in the country among FCS schools. … They come off a 40-7 win at Sacramento State. … They piled up 625 yards of offense during their fourth straight win. … Freshman running back Austin Gordon rushed for 101 yards on 11 carries. … They opened the season with losses to Stony Brook (13-9) and Bowling Green (27-26).