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WATCH: The Bison Media Zone Postgame Show

The InForum sports team breaks down the North Dakota State Bison vs. Southern Illinois Salukis matchup.

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FARGO — North Dakota State is headed to the NCAA Division I FCS quarterfinals for a 12th consecutive season.

The No. 2-seeded Bison overpowered Southern Illinois with their ground game and steamrolled to a 38-7 victory against the Salukis in the second round of the playoffs before 12,557 fans.

The Bison (11-1) host No. 7-seeded East Tennessee State next weekend in the quarterfinals. ETSU rallied for a 32-31 victory against Kennesaw State in the second round. The Bison rushed for 389 yards on 62 attempts against SIU and have rushed for more than 300 yards in three consecutive games.

Below is postgame reaction from members of the InForum sports team:

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More Bison coverage:

  • Bison overpower Southern Illinois, roll into FCS quarterfinals for 12th consecutive season The North Dakota State running game proved too much for Southern Illinois as the Bison advanced to the Division I FCS quarterfinals.
  • Bison notebook: Entz says 'fingers crossed' after Gindorff's lower-leg injury North Dakota State tight end Noah Gindorff left the game against Southern Illinois in the first half with a lower-leg injury.
  • Kolpack: Bison offensive freight train flattens Salukis NDSU reverses last spring's streak-ending loss to SIU with convincing victory.
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Peterson covers college athletics for The Forum, including Concordia College and Minnesota State Moorhead. He also covers the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks independent baseball team and helps out with North Dakota State football coverage. Peterson has been working at the newspaper since 1996.
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