Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference
It is the second round of the playoffs and the first time since 2012 that a NE-10 team has advanced this far. Playing football after Thanksgiving is a rarity for the NE-10. It has happened just a handful of times and they have struggled in those situations. Is this the year?
Assumption Playoff History
1st playoff appearance
1-0 overall record
0-0 against the PSAC
Slippery Rock Playoff History
The third and final edition of the Super Region One rankings have been released. The playoff bracket is scheduled to be released on November 16th at 5 PM. Let's take a look at the top 10 in the region heading into the final weekend:
1. Shepherd 9-0, 9-0 DII
The Rams hold down the top spot for the third consecutive week and look like they will be the top seed in the region. They close out the season with a home game against a 2-8 Urbana team. A win for Shepherd will
De'Antwan Williams set the tone for IUP and the game when he took the opening kickoff back 86 yards to the New Haven seven-yard line. He burst through the New Haven kick coverage before finally being dragged down by Kareem Cutler.
Williams was the difference for the Crimson Hawks as New Haven had trouble tackling him all day long. He seemed to bounce off would be tacklers and get more yardage on each run. He finished the game with 125 yards on the ground
Welcome to the second round of the playoffs. The PSAC and NE-10 champions will face off for the second consecutive year for a chance to play for a regional title.
Week 13 Capsules
# 3 IUP (11-1, 6-1 PSAC West) @ # 2 New Haven (10-0, 8-0 NE-10)
When: November 24th, 12:00 PM
All-Time Series: IUP leads the series, 5-3-0
Common Opponents: They share one common opponent this year and both walked away with lopsided victories.
Here is a story about IUP and their preparation for the game Saturday: