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November 20, 2013

Inside the MIAA

A weekly look inside the Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association.

Final conference standings

Team    Conf. Ovr

W-L    W-L    PF    PA

NW Mo. St.    10-0    11-0    505    176

Emporia St.    9-1    9-1    433    249

Pittsburg St.    7-2    9-2    468    195

Washburn    7-3    8-3    450    235

Mo. Western    7-3    8-3    423    278

Mo. Southern    5-3    7-3    345    233

Central Mo.    5-4    6-4    376    214

Fort Hays St.    4-5    6-5    384    363

Neb. Kearney    3-6    3-8    211    387

Lindenwood    2-6    3-6    199    330

Lincoln    2-8    2-8    322    465

Central Okla.    2-8    2-8    300    500

Northeastern St. 2-8    2-9    199    418

SW Baptist    1-9    1-10    237    478

Week 11

Northeastern State 45, Central Oklahoma 38

Lincoln 51, Southwest Baptist 28

Emporia State 34, Washburn 23

Missouri Southern 35, Pittsburg State 21

Fort Hays State 56, Nebraska Kearney 17

Northwest Missouri State 51, Missouri Western 21


NCAA playoffs - first round


Emporia State at Minnesota Duluth, 1 p.m.

NCAA playoffs - second round

Nov. 30

Emporia State-Minnesota Duluth winner at Northwest Missouri State, TBA

Dec. 7

Pittsburg State vs. Southwest Minnesota State, noon (Mineral Water Bowl)

Week 11 recaps

- Northeastern State 45, Central Oklahoma 38: NSU’s Terrance Dixon rushed for 140 yards and one touchdown, quarterback Thor Long ran for 90 yards and two touchdowns while tossing two touchdown passes as the RiverHawks won the battle for the President’s Cup for the fourth straight season. UCO — led by Josh Birmingham’s 114 yards and two touchdowns on the ground — was done in by five interceptions by quarterback T.J. Eckert.

- Lincoln 51, Southwest Baptist 28: The Bearcats led 28-24 with 2:17 left in the third quarter, but Lincoln tallied the final 27 points of the game to prevail. Jacob Morris ran for 147 yards and four touchdowns for Lincoln, and running back Morris Henderson added 137 yards and one touchdown.

- Emporia State 34, Washburn 23: The Hornets built up a 24-6 lead by halftime and held off Washburn in the second half. Emporia State quarterback Brent Wilson threw for 362 yards and three touchdowns. Hornet wide receiver Ray Ray Davis had 10 catches for 158 yards and two scores, while his teammate, Kavaski Ervin had seven grabs for 129 yards and a touchdown.

- Missouri Southern 35, Pittsburg State 21: The Lions’ slowed Pittsburg State’s high-powered offense to the tune of only 229 total yards. Missouri Southern, on the other hand, racked up 372 rushing yards, including 119 yards and two touchdowns by quarterback Jay McDowell. Leading 21-14 late in the third quarter, Missouri Southern’s Jocqui Davis logged his only carry of the game — a 52-yard touchdown run to give the Lions a two-touchdown lead. McDowell added a 1-yard scoring run with 2:22 left in the game to put a dagger in Pittsburg State’s playoff hopes.

- Fort Hays State 56, Nebraska Kearney 17: The Lopers were within 21-17 of Fort Hays State with 5:30 left in the first half. The Tigers, though, scored on Treveon Albert’s 3-yard run before halftime, and the Tigers logged the final 35 points in the game. For Hays State registered 711 yards on offense, including 210 yards and two touchdowns on 24 carries by running back Andre Smith. Albert engineered a near-flawless passing game with 357 yards and five touchdowns while completing 20 of 27 passes for the Tigers.

- Northwest Missouri State 51, Missouri Western 21: The Bearcats polished off a perfect season by limiting Missouri Western to 293 yards on offense. Northwest Missouri State went from leading 14-7 with 7:09 left in the second quarter to owning a 38-7 advantage with 3:44 left in the third period. Robert Burton ran for 105 yards and two touchdowns for the Bearcats, while quarterback Trevor Adams passed for two scores.

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