Sunday's contest at Cassell Coliseum has the Virginia Tech Hokies (28-4) matching up with the South Dakota State Jackrabbits (29-5) at 5:00 PM ET on March 19. Our computer prediction projects a 71-63 victory for Virginia Tech, who are favored by our model.

In their most recent game on Friday, the Jackrabbits earned a 62-57 victory against USC.

South Dakota State vs. Virginia Tech Game Info

  • When: Sunday, March 19, 2023 at 5:00 PM ET
  • Where: Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg, Virginia
  • How to Watch on TV: ESPN2

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South Dakota State vs. Virginia Tech Score Prediction

  • Prediction: Virginia Tech 71, South Dakota State 63

South Dakota State Schedule Analysis

  • On November 21 against the Louisville Cardinals, who rank inside the top 50 (No. 23) in our computer rankings, the Jackrabbits claimed their best win of the season, a 65-55 victory at a neutral site.
  • Against Quadrant 1 teams, the Jackrabbits are 2-4 (.333%) -- tied for the 50th-most victories.
  • South Dakota State has 18 wins over Quadrant 4 teams, tied for the 12th-most in the country.

South Dakota State 2022-23 Best Wins

  • 65-55 over Louisville (No. 23) on November 21
  • 63-62 at home over Mississippi State (No. 35) on November 14
  • 62-57 over USC (No. 37) on March 17
  • 80-69 at home over Northern Iowa (No. 51) on December 3
  • 82-78 over Kansas State (No. 62) on December 10

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South Dakota State Performance Insights

  • The Jackrabbits put up 78.9 points per game (13th in college basketball) while allowing 60.2 per outing (73rd in college basketball). They have a +634 scoring differential and outscore opponents by 18.7 points per game.
  • South Dakota State scores more in conference action (85.4 points per game) than overall (78.9).
  • The Jackrabbits average 86.6 points per game at home, and 73.5 on the road.
  • At home, South Dakota State concedes 60.6 points per game. On the road, it concedes 59.
  • The Jackrabbits have performed better offensively over their past 10 games, putting up 83.7 points per contest, 4.8 more than their season average of 78.9.