Nov. 13, 2011
Bearcats open playoffs at Missouri Western
MARYVILLE, Mo. – The Northwest Missouri State Bearcats will make their eighth consecutive NCAA Division II playoff appearance as they travel to Missouri Western Saturday, Nov. 19 for a noon kickoff in a rematch of conference rivals.
The Bearcats (9-2) are the No. 5 seed in Super Region Four and play the Griffons who are the No. 4 seed and host their first ever playoff game on Saturday. The matchup will not only be a rematch from week 10, but it will also be a rematch of last year’s first round playoff game in Maryville when the Bearcats came from behind to knock off the Griffons 28-24.
The winner of Saturday’s Northwest-Missouri Western contest will travel to No. 1 seed Midwestern State who is 10-0 on the year.
Ticket information, pricing and other game information will be available later tonight.
MIAA Champion Pittsburg State (9-1) earned the No. 2 seed and a first round bye after knocking off Missouri Southern on Saturday. The other game next Saturday will feature No. 3 seed Washburn against No. 6 seed Abilene Christian. The winner will move on to the second round to face Pittsburg State in Pittsburg, Kan.
For more information, please contact:
Phillip Dowden, Media Relations/Sports Information
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