BOZEMAN — The fifth-seeded Montana State Bobcats shut down Austin Peay e n route to a 24-10 win in the quarterfinal round of the FCS playoffs Saturday at Bobcat Stadium. The win punches MSU's ticket to the semifinal round for the first time since 1984.
Montana State (11-3) will face North Dakota State or Illinois State in the semifinal round of the playoffs. The Bison and Redbirds play at 10 a.m. Saturday in a quarterfinal game in Fargo, N.D. NDSU has won seven of the past eight FCS national championships, including each of the past two. The Bison defeated the Bobcats 52-10 in the second round of the 2018 playoffs