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UNK football qualifies for 5th NCAA DII Championship tournament

Published: Nov. 14, 2021 at 5:56 PM CST
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KEARNEY, Neb. (KSNB) - After weeks of teetering on the edge of the NCAA Region Rankings for Super Region 3, UNK football saw their postseason fate officially come to life on Sunday.

The NCAA DII Football Championship Selection Show took place in the afternoon and the Lopers had a watch party to take in the moment. Twenty-eight teams qualified and UNK was the last team selected for qualification in the entire pool.

The Lopers finished the season 9-2 and will hit the road to play No. 3-seed and 10-1 Western Colorado in the first round.

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