Division II powerhouse Northwest Missouri State had no issues with their first round opponent in Humboldt State this past Saturday in Maryville, Mo. The Bearcats opened up a comfortable lead, the starters sat out the fourth quarter in a 54-7 win over the Lumberjacks.
At 12-0, the Bearcats will host MIAA Conference rival Emporia State this Saturday. Northwest won a regular season meeting just a few weeks ago…a 44-10 win on November 7th.
Northwest has advanced to 11 consecutive playoff appearances, the longest streak in NCAA history.