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Kolpack and Izzo Podcast: Bison and Fighting Hawks meet with playoff implications everywhere

The winning team likely secures a first round bye, sending the losing team to Thanksgiving Weekend.

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For the first time since 1996, North Dakota State and North Dakota will end the regular season facing one another.

There was a decade stretch where the two schools played one another in the final game of the North Central Conference season and then some times turn around and play the following week in the playoffs.

That won't happen this year, but these two teams could see each other down the road in the FCS Playoffs.

North Dakota State (8-2) enters on a three game win streak, looking to cinch up a high playoff seed and a first round bye.

North Dakota (7-3) also enters winners of three in a row, they are looking to beat the Bison for the first time at the Division I level.

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The FCS Selection Show is Sunday morning at 11:30 on ESPNU, where the 24-team field will be revealed.

WDAY's Dom Izzo and The Forum's Jeff Kolpack preview the matchup and look ahead to what the playoffs could look like for the Bison.

You can listen to past episodes here or at Apple Itunes or Google Play.

Dom Izzo is the Sports Director at WDAY-TV. He began working for WDAY in 2006 as the weekend sports anchor and was promoted to Sports Director in 2010.
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