2021 FCS Playoffs

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The 2021 FCS Playoff field has been announced: https://www.ncaa.com/brackets/print/football/fcs/2021

MVFC teams playing include:
Missouri State hosting UT-Martin (winner plays at #8 Montana State)
South Dakota State hosts UC Davis (winner plays at #4 Sacramento State)
UNI plays at Eastern Washington (winner plays at #6 Montana)
South Dakota hosts SIU (winner plays at #2 North Dakota State)

SIU and USD didn't play in the regular season, so that's allowed.
 
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So, here's the full schedule for the FCS playoffs (MVC teams in bold). All games are on Saturday, November 27th and will be on ESPN+.

11 AM - Sacred Heart (8-3) at Holy Cross (9-2)
1 PM - Davidson (8-2) at Kennesaw State (9-1)
2 PM - UC Davis (8-3) at South Dakota State (8-3)
2 PM - Stephen F. Austin (8-3) at Incarnate Word (9-2)
3 PM - UT-Martin (9-2) at Missouri State (8-3)
3 PM - Northern Iowa (6-5) at Eastern Washington (9-2)
5 PM - Southern Illinois (7-4) at South Dakota (7-4)
6 PM - Florida A&M (9-2) at Southeastern Louisiana (8-3)
 
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Holy Cross beat Sacred Heart, 13-10
Holy Cross was down most of the game, but finally got their first TD and first lead of the game with a TD pass with 14 seconds left in the game.
HC will play at #5 Villanova next Friday evening.


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Kennesaw State beat Davidson, 48-21
KSU will travel to #7 East Tennessee State next Saturday afternoon


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Incarnate Word beats Stephen F. Austin 35-28 in OT.
UIW travels to #1 Sam Houston State next Saturday.


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South Dakota State beats UC Davis, 56-24 (with one of UC Davis’s TDs coming in “garbage time” near the end of the game).

SDSU will play at #4 Sacramento State next Saturday.


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UNI falls to Eastern Washington, 19-9
#6 Montana will host a rematch of their EWU game from early October, where EWU won 34-28.


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Attendance at Holy Cross = 4,163

Attendance at Kennesaw State = 2,764

Attendance at Incarnate Word = 3,448

Attendance at South Dakota State = 3,681

Attendance at Eastern Washington = 3,845

Tennessee-Martin beat Missouri State 32-31.  Attendance at Missouri State = 5,072

Southern Illinois beat South Dakota 22-10.  Attendance at South Dakota = 3,597

Southeastern Louisiana beat Florida A&M 38-14.  Attendance at Southeastern Louisiana = 4,125

 
 
 
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Second Round matchups, dates, and times are set. MVFC teams in bold. Quarterfinal pairings are listed together. All games listed will be on ESPN+.

12/4 at 2 PM - Incarnate Word at #1 Sam Houston
12/4 at 3 PM - UT Martin at #8 Montana State

12/3 at 6 PM - Holy Cross at #5 Villanova
12/4 at 8 PM - South Dakota State at #4 Sacramento State

12/4 at 2:30 PM - Southern Illinois at #2 North Dakota State
12/4 at 1 PM - Kennesaw State at #7 East Tennessee State

12/3 at 8 PM - Eastern Washington at #6 Montana
12/4 at 1 PM - Southeastern Louisiana at #3 James Madison

https://www.ncaa.com/brackets/football/fcs/2021
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In Second Round action:

#5 Villanova beat Holy Cross 21-16.  Attendance at Villanova = 5,109

#6 Montana beat Eastern Washington 57-41.  Attendance at Montana = 24,065
 
 
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