5 KEY FACTS TO THE GAME: SD Mines set to battle Black Hills State for the Homestate Trophy

RAPID CITY, S.D. – The South Dakota Mines football team is gearing up to host Black Hills State on Saturday in the 137th edition of the “Black Hills Brawl.”

The game is set to kick off at 6 p.m at O’Harra Stadium.

5 KEY FACTS TO THE GAME

– South Dakota Mines is 3-1 on the season while Black Hills State is 4-0. Both teams are 2-0 in the RMAC Conference.

– The Hardrockers lead the all-time series 65-60-11. But the Yellow Jackets have won  27 out the last 39 meetings dating back to 1987.

– Black Hills State is first among RMAC teams, allowing only 18 points per game.

– South Dakota Mines is second in the RMAC with an offense that is scoring 33.8 points per game.

– SD Mines quarterback Jayden Johannsen is ranked first in the RMAC in passing yards. Meanwhile, Nolan Susel from BHSU is ranked second in the RMAC in rushing yards.

 

“Black Hills has really done a good job over last couple of years as well,” said SD Mines football coach Charlie Flohr. “Coach Breske has taken over that program and he’s done things the right way. We know when that game comes up it’s going to be a tough competitive game. There’s a lot riding on it for a lot of alumni on both sides with both schools. It’s going to be a full 60 minute football game. I know the crowd is going to be anxious about that game.”

 

Quick Glance

BHSU……………………………………………………………………………….SD Mines
2-0 …………………………………..RMAC Record …………………………………. 2-0
1st ………………………………….. RMAC Rank ………………………………….. 2nd
— ……………………………………. Nat’l Ranking ……………………………………. —
W, 32-23 …………………………….Last Result ……………………………. W, 41-27
157.3 yds …………………….Rushing Offense/gm ……………………. 108.8 yds
253.8 yds …………………….Passing Offense/gm ……………………. 371.8 yds
411.0 yds ……………………… Total Offense/gm ………………………. 480.5 yds
130.8 yds …………………… Rushing Defense/gm ……………………….98.8 yds
194.5 yds …………………… Passing Defense/gm ……………………. 253.5 yds
325.2 yds ………………………Total Defense/gm………………………. 352.3 yds
29.5 ………………………………Points Per Game ……………………………… 33.8
18.0 ……………………….. Points Allowed Per Game ………………………… 22.8
5.8 yds ……………………….. Avg. Yards Per Play ………………………… 6.4 yds
30/311 ………………………….. Penalties/Yards …………………………… 19/175
24-55 (43.6%) ……………3rd Down Conv.-Attempts …………… 29-65 (44.6%)

 

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