What channel is South Dakota State vs. Villanova on today? Time, TV schedule to watch 2023 FCS quarterfinal game

Ahead of the quarterfinal round of the FCS playoffs, one big question remains: Can anyone stop South Dakota State?

The Jackrabbits opened their postseason run with a dominant 41-0 victory over Mercer, racking up 571 total yards and 24 first downs while suffocating the Bears defensively. That win pushed South Dakota State to 12-0 overall.

The next test for Jimmy Rogers’ squad will be a matchup against Villanova, which hasn’t suffered a loss since late September.

Here is everything you need to know about South Dakota State vs. Villanova, including TV and streaming options for the game.

What channel is South Dakota State vs. Villanova on today?

  • TV channel: ESPN
  • Live stream: Fubo

South Dakota State vs. Villanova will air on ESPN. Viewers can also stream the game on Fubo.

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South Dakota State vs. Villanova start time

  • Date: Saturday, Dec. 9
  • Time: Noon ET | 9 a.m. PT

South Dakota State vs. Villanova will kick off at noon ET on Saturday, Dec. 9. The game will be played at Dana J. Dykhouse Stadium in Brookings, S.D.

FCS quarterfinal schedule

Friday, Dec. 8

Game Kickoff time (ET) TV channel
Montana vs. Furman 9 p.m. ESPN2

Saturday, Dec. 9

Game Kickoff time (ET) TV channel
South Dakota State vs. Villanova Noon ESPN
North Dakota State vs. South Dakota 2:30 p.m. ABC
Idaho vs. Albany 10 p.m. ESPN+

South Dakota State schedule, results 2023

Date Opponent/Result Kickoff time (ET) TV channel
Aug. 31 South Dakota State 45, Western Oregon 7
Sept. 9 South Dakota State 20, Montana State 16
Sept. 16 South Dakota State 70, Drake 7
Sept. 30 South Dakota State 42, North Dakota 21
Oct. 7 South Dakota State 40, Illinois State 21
Oct. 14 South Dakota State 41, Northern Iowa 6
Oct. 21 South Dakota State 17, Southern Illinois 10
Oct. 28 South Dakota State 37, South Dakota 3
Nov. 4 South Dakota State 33, North Dakota State 16
Nov. 11 South Dakota State 34, Youngstown State 0
Nov. 18 South Dakota State 35, Missouri State 17
Dec. 2 South Dakota State 41, Mercer 0
Dec. 9 vs. Villanova Noon ESPN

Villanova schedule, results 2023

Date Opponent/Result Kickoff time (ET) TV channel
Sept. 2 Villanova 38, Lehigh 10
Sept. 9 Villanova 42, Colgate 19
Sept. 16 UCF 48, Villanova 14
Sept. 23 Villanova 35, Rhode Island 9
Sept. 30 Albany 31, Villanova 10
Oct. 7 Villanova 37, North Carolina A&T 14
Oct. 14 Villanova 21, Elon 0
Oct. 28 Villanova 48, Stony Brook 13
Nov. 4 Villanova 45, New Hampshire 33
Nov. 11 Villanova 33, Towson 10
Nov. 18 Villanova 35, Delaware 7
Dec. 2 Villanova 45, Youngstown State 28
Dec. 9 at South Dakota State Noon ESPN

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