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(SportsNetwork.com) - They didnt face each other during the regular season, but Missouri Valley Football Conference co-champions North Dakota State and Illinois State learned a lot about each other long before they meet Saturday in the NCAA Division I Football Championship Game. The thing that (Illinois State coach) Brock (Spack) and I would both see is we saw each other so much on crossover film, NDSU coach Chris Klieman said Monday on an NCAA championship game conference call, and wed say, Boy, Illinois State is really good at that position, or, Boy, thats a really tough play that Illinois State ran, or what a great defensive scheme that they would run. But you werent game planning for it. But we did see each other so often on film that you kind of marveled at the talent and how good that they were. I couldnt be happier that were getting an opportunity, Klieman added, just like Im sure Brock is excited about having the opportunity ... to play each other, and that its an All-Valley final. We wanted to play a Missouri Valley team, Spack echoed. And we didnt play each other, we tied for the championship. This is the way to settle, I guess. Significant FCS history will be made for regardless of the outcome at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas. The championship game matches two programs from the same conference - the Missouri Valley, of course - for the first time since the FCS went to a playoff system in 1978. Just as significant, North Dakota State will try to win an unprecedented fourth straight FCS title. They beat Sam Houston State to complete the 2011 and 12 seasons, then whipped Towson in last years final to join Appalachian States 2005-07 teams as the only two to capture a championship three-peat. Illinois State (13-1) is a first-time finalist, and its the first program to reach the final after posting a losing record in the previous season - the Redbirds were 5-6 in 2013, only winning at home - since Delaware was 5-6 in 2006 and reached the 07 title game behind quarterback Joe Flacco. The Redbirds have their own star transfer under center who transferred in from an FBS program, former Indiana signal caller Tre Roberson. Despite Robersons success, and the huge season by FCS rushing leader Marshaun Coprich, Illinois States success has surprised everyone, including Spack, who believes this years team is a year ahead of schedule. Hell gladly take it, though. I knew NDSU would be a very great team. Chris Klieman is a great coach and I knew hed do a great job there, Spack said. I didnt know if we were going to be good enough yet to get to that spot. But its proven that weve been fortunate to stay healthy and our team has developed over the season and gotten better. And here we are. But, absolutely, weve cheered for them. In order to be the best, youve got to play the best. And right now, North Dakota State is the best. The Bison (14-1), who won their last three national titles under former coach Craig Bohl - with Klieman serving as an assistant coach - have faced a few more injuries recently than Illinois State. They wont have back senior linebacker Travis Beck, the most outstanding player of the 2011 championship game, because of a season-ending Achilles injury, but leading wide receiver Zach Vraa is hopeful of returning from a hamstring injury after missing two- plus playoff games and starting defensive end Mike Hardie might be the healthiest hes been since before he tore a hamstring in the season opener. Junior quarterback Carson Wentz is starting in the final for the first time, but NDSU has a significant amount of experience with the likes of running back John Crockett, defensive end Kyle Emanuel, linebacker Carlton Littlejohn, strong safety Colten Heagle, even a fourth-time championship game starter in free safety Christian Dudzik. Theres some advantages knowing what to expect as you go down there, Klieman said, but in the same respect, its still a football game. And youve got to be able to execute and you cant turn the football over. I think once the ball is kicked off on Saturday, the experience factor is pretty much out - its now who executes the best. And both teams are glad they get to determine that against each other. LeBron James Shoes Deals . Left back Armero opened the scoring in the fifth minute when his deflected shot rolled past Greece goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis. 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LeBron James Shoes For Sale . - The Raiders have released guard Mike Brisiel after two disappointing seasons in Oakland.Lawrence, KS (SportsNetwork.com) - The Kansas Jayhawks set their sights on yet another Big 12 title, as they welcome the Oklahoma Sooners to the Allen Fieldhouse for a conference clash on Monday evening. You catch all the action live on TSN at 9pm et/6pm pt. With a win here, the Jayhawks will clinch at least a share of their 10th straight regular-season crown. Kansas moved to 12-2 in conference play with Saturdays demolition of nationally-ranked Texas, 85-54. The win over the Longhorns gives Bill Selfs squad a three-game cushion atop the standings with four to play. Lon Krugers Sooners would like nothing better than to prevent a Kansas celebration here and in the process bolster an already solid NCAA Tournament resume. Oklahoma comes into this game with a 20-7 overall record, including a 9-5 mark in-conference. The team has won two straight games, including an impressive 86-73 victory over Kansas State on Saturday. Kansas has a firm grip on the all-time series with Oklahoma, with a 140-65 advantage. The Jayhawks have won 11 of the last 12 meetings and are seeking a regular-season sweep after posting a 90-83 win in Norman back on Jan. 8. Oklahoma took advantage of a sluggish first half by Kansas State, taking a 41-22 lead into halftime. the Wildcats shot 58.1 percent from the floor over the final 20 minutes, but the Sooners countered with 60 percent accuracy in the second half to keep KSU at arms length and earn the win. Buddy Hield led the way with 18 points, followed closely by Isaiah Cousins and his 17. Cameron Clark and Jordan Woodard also notched double figures in the victory, finishing with 11 and 10 points, respectively. The Sooners are a dangerous offensive squad, ranking 12th in the nation at 82.7 ppg. The team is shooting a solid .452 from the floor, as well as a .744 clip from the free-throw line (521-of-700). Krugers squad has benefited fromm continuity, as the team has enjoyed the same starting lineup for all 27 games thus far, with all five players averaging double figures in scoring.dddddddddddd Hield has been the best of the bunch at 16.7 ppg. Clark is next in line at 15.2 ppg. Woodard can both score (11.0 ppg) and distribute (4.7 apg) at a high rate. Cousins (10.5 ppg) and Ryan Spangler (10.3 ppg) round out the potent quintet. The 6-foot-8 Spangler has also made his presence felt on the glass, leading the Big 12 in rebounding at 9.6 rpg. Kansas may have a young roster, but the team has played like a veteran group. Offensively, the Jayhawks can hang with just about any team, averaging 79.7 ppg. The overall efficiency is what makes KU so dangerous, ranking second in the nation in field-goal percentage (.503). The team has also done a great job on the boards, with a +7.8 rebounding margin. Depth is also a strength, with four of the five starters averaging double figures. Freshman star Andrew Wiggins leads the charge with 16.4 ppg, Sophomore Perry Ellis (13.4 ppg, 6.5 rpg) and freshman Joel Embiid (11.1 ppg, 7.7 rpg,2.6 bpg) are a formidable frontcourt tandem. Freshman Wayne Selden Jr. (10.1 ppg) and junior Naadir Tharpe (8.7 ppg, 5.2 apg) complete the starting five in Lawrence. One of Kansas conference losses this season came against the Longhorns, so it was no surprise to see the Jayhawks bounce back with an emphatic victory at home this past weekend. KU made light work of Texas by blowing out the visitors in the first half and taking an insurmountable 46-18 lead into intermission. Wiggins led the way offensively with a game-high 21 points. Frank Mason came off the bench to tally 14 points, while Embiid did his thing down low, finishing with 13 points, seven rebounds and six blocked shots and in the process set the schools freshman record for blocked shots in a season (68). ' ' '

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