Mount Marty vs. South Dakota State (5-3)
Frost Arena, Brookings, South Dakota; Monday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The South Dakota State Jackrabbits are set to battle the Lancers of NAIA school Mount Marty. South Dakota State lost 91-78 to South Dakota in its most recent game.
STEPPING UP: Noah Freidel has averaged 17.5 points and 4.9 rebounds for the Jackrabbits, while Baylor Scheierman has accounted for 14.5 points and 8.1 rebounds per game.NIFTY NOAH: Freidel has connected on 41.8 percent of the 55 3-pointers he's attempted and has gone 16 for 37 over the last five games. He's also converted 77.8 percent of his foul shots this season.
DID YOU KNOW: South Dakota State went 7-6 overall when playing out-of-conference foes last season. The Jackrabbits offense put up 74 points per contest across those 13 games.