UNI @ Montana Playoff Game Set for Friday


December 4th, 2011 by Ric Hanson

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) – Northern Iowa will face fourth-seeded Montana in the quarterfinals of the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs on Friday. The fifth-seeded Panthers will play the Grizzlies in Missoula at 7 p.m., a game that will be broadcast on ESPN2. Northern Iowa (10-2) reached the quarterfinals by beating Wofford 28-21 on Saturday night. Montana (10-2) beat Central Arkansas 41-14 in its playoff opener. The Northern Iowa-Montana winner will face either top-seeded Sam Houston State or Montana State in the semifinals on Dec. 16 or 17.