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2019 SR4 Playoffs - Commerce at Mankato and Mineral Water Bowl Preview

2019 SR4 Playoff Preview (Round 3)  Texas A&M Commerce Lions (11-2) at MSU-Mankato Mavericks (12-0)The squads met once before with the Lions escaping Mankato with a 31-21 victory in this same playoff round, two years ago. 

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SR4 Playoffs - CSUP at MSU-Mankato

November 30th, 2019 1:00am

2019 SR4 Playoff Preview (Round 2)  CSU-Pueblo Thunderwolves (11-1) at MSU-Mankato (11-0)The squads meet for the fourth time in six years. 

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SR4 Playoffs - USF at Mines

November 22nd, 2019 11:00am

SR4 Playoff Preview (Round 1)  Sioux Falls Cougars (8-3) at Colorado School of Mines Orediggers (11-0) 

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SR4 Playoffs - AU at CSUP

November 22nd, 2019 10:00am

SR4 Playoff Preview (Round 1)  Augustana Vikings (9-2) at CSU-Pueblo Thunderwolves (10-1) 

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NSIC Preview Week 11

November 15th, 2019 12:00pm

NSIC Week 11 PreviewSaturday, November 16Since almost all the dust has settled in the 2019 NSIC season, I will be brief in my game previews in order to focus on what might lie ahead for the teams that have the postseason in front of them. Minnesota State-Mankato (10-0) at Upper Iowa (2-8)The Peacocks are every bit as unpredictable as a 2-8 team should be, beating UMD a few weeks back and then rolling over completely against an equally matched Wayne squad, 62-0.

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NSIC Preview Week Ten

November 8th, 2019 10:00am

Saturday, November 9Southwest Minnesota State (3-6) at Concordia-St. Paul (5-4)Concordia has been eliminated from playoff contention but still has two weeks left to put a stamp on the program’s best campaign in more than five years. 

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NSIC Preview Week Nine

November 1st, 2019 12:00am

NSIC Week Nine Preview  Saturday, November 2Wayne State (3-5) at Minnesota State-Mankato (8-0)Wayne pulled one out of the fire last week at Mary but now embarks on a tough final stretch in which the Wildcats play both Mankato and Sioux Falls.

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NSIC Preview Week Eight

October 25th, 2019 7:00am

NSIC Week Eight  Bemidji State (5-2) at Concordia-St.

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NSIC Preview Week Seven

October 18th, 2019 10:00am

Mary (1-5) at Minnesota State-Mankato (6-0)Mary got its first win of the ’19 campaign over a winless UIU squad last Sunday.  The Marauders jumped out quick behind playmaking signal-caller Logan Nelson. 

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NSIC Preview Week Six

October 11th, 2019 10:00am

Saturday, October 12Minnesota State-Moorhead (3-2) at Concordia-St. Paul (3-2)MSUM lost a heartbreaker against Winona week ago. 

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NSIC Preview Week Five

October 5th, 2019 12:00am

After looking at the stats page on the conference website there were some numbers that caught my eye.. -Augustana is leading the conference in turnover margin at plus 8.

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September 26th, 2019 11:00am

To give full disclosure to my readers, I’m very limited on time this week and many of the upcoming weeks, so my content will brief compared to years past.  In the process of coaching youth sports, moving into a new home, and regular job have me with very little ‘me time’, so I just wanted to be candid here. 

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NSIC Preview Week Three

September 19th, 2019 11:00am

NSIC Preview Week Three  Thursday, September 19Upper Iowa (0-2) at Winona State (1-1)After looking horrible against Augie in week one the Peacocks rebounded nicely against Concordia, but still came up short 28-23. 

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NSIC Week Two Preview

September 12th, 2019 10:00am

NSIC 2019 Week 1 ReactionThe opening week of the NSIC pretty much went as planned with the exception of a one-sided win by Concordia over Sioux Falls 41-17.  The Cougars outgained the Golden Bears 385 to 315, but 2 blocked points and other big plays turned the tide of this football game in favor of CSP and they never looked back. 

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NSIC Preview - Week One

September 5th, 2019 12:00am

Thursday, September 5Sioux Falls at Concordia-St. Paul (Game of the Week)A year ago, the Golden Bears had the Cougars on the ropes and down, but suddenly USF grasped victory from the jaws of defeat in a quick march down the field.

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2019 NSIC Preview

August 30th, 2019 12:00am

2019 NSIC PreviewThe Northern Sun looks to have a clear-cut favorite this fall but should have a handful of teams right on the heels of the top dog. The last two seasons have seen less than stellar quarterback play, but I’d expect a few signal callers assert themselves during the ’19 campaign.

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