HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — Eric Schmid threw for 227 yards and a touchdown, and his 6-yard touchdown run with 3:39 left helped send second-seeded Sam Houston State past defending FCS champion North Dakota State 24-20. The Bearkats advance to face the winner between No. 3-seed James Madison and North Dakota in the semifinals. Sam Houston State’s win gives it a 15-0 all-time playoff record in home games as it searches for its first-ever championship. The loss snaps North Dakota State’s FCS string of nine straight semifinals’ appearances.


Huntsville, TX  — No. 2-seeded Sam Houston wins over  North Dakota State on a late drive  for a 24-20 victory on Sunday, in the NCAA Division I FCS quarterfinals at Bowers Stadium, in Huntsville, Texas.

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