Top-ranked Northwest Missouri State has the inside track for the MIAA title after beating #6 Pittsburg State for the fourth straight time. The Bearcats scored with 12 seconds left on a 37 yard pass, to beat the Gorillas 35-28. Central Missouri State is 3-0. The Mules beat Emporia State 35-21. Truman State bombed Southwest Baptist, 64-14. Washburn beat Missouri Southern 25-22.