UNI Panthers to face Montana in the FCS second round

The University of Northern Iowa football team used 21 second-half points to overcome a halftime deficit and defeat Wofford 28-21 in an NCAA Football Championship Subdivision second round playoff game on Saturday evening in the UNI-Dome.

With the win, UNI will travel to Montana to make its 12th appearance in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division I Football Championship on Fri., Dec. 9, at 7:05 p.m. (CT) at Washington-Grizzly Stadium in Missoula, Mont. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN.

The three remaining FCS quarterfinal games will all be played on Sat., Dec. 10.

The winner of the UNI-Montana quarterfinal will advance to face either top-seeded Sam Houston State or Montana State in the national semifinals on Dec. 16-17.

Download the NCAA Division I Football Championship Series Bracket  (PDF)

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Game Watch Locations

Want to watch the game with other Panther fans in your area? The Alumni Association's will be posting their list this week of gamewatch locations across the country. 

Don't see one for your area? Check with your favorite local restaurant or pub to make sure they will air the game and let the Alumni Association know at info@unialum.org.

Panther Pride Days

The day before the Panther's NCAA FCS game will be "Panther Pride Day". Encourage your friends and co-workers to wear purple on Friday, December 9 and e-mail digital photos of your group to webteam@uni.edu for inclusion on the UNI Web site!

Links of Interest


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