Redshirt freshman defensive back Justin Otto intercepted a pass in the second overtime to help Minnesota State Mankato outlast Northwest Missouri State 38-35 Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Division II playoffs in Mankato.
After Otto's interception -- his first of the season -- Sam Brockshus kicked a 27-yard field goal for the Mavericks.
The Mavericks (12-0) will play host to Missouri Western next Saturday in the quarterfinals.
The Mavericks led 21-0 at halftime and 28-14 early in the fourth quarter. But the Bearcats (10-3) scored twice in a two-minute span midway through the fourth quarter to tie the score at 28-all.
Wisconsin-Oshkosh 37, Bethel 14: The host Titans rallied from a early 14-point deficit for a second-round victory in the Division III playoffs. Bethel had drives of 99 and 80 yards -- both capped by TD receptions by Mitch Hallstrom -- to take a 14-0 lead. It was 14-7 at halftime.
South Dakota State 58, Eastern Illinois 10: Zach Zenner, of Eagan, rushed for 295 yards, including TDs of 68, 4 and 7 yards, as the Jackrabbits (9-3) crushed the Panthers (7-5) in a first-round FCS playoff game in Brookings, S.D.
|Pittsburgh - WP: B. Morris||8||FINAL|
|Cincinnati - LP: S. LeCure||7|
|Washington - LP: S. Strasburg||2||FINAL|
|Miami - WP: T. Koehler||11|
|Pittsburgh - LP: G. Cole||5||FINAL|
|Cincinnati - WP: M. Leake||7|
|Seattle - LP: B. Beavan||0||FINAL|
|Texas - WP: R. Ross Jr.||5|
|St. Louis - WP: S. Miller||6||FINAL|
|Milwaukee - LP: M. Estrada||1|
|Boston - LP: B. Badenhop||1||FINAL|
|Chicago WSox - WP: D. Webb||2|
|Kansas City - WP: Y. Ventura||4||FINAL|
|Houston - LP: L. Harrell||2|
|Toronto - WP: A. Loup||9||FINAL|
|Minnesota - LP: P. Hughes||3|
|NY Mets - WP: J. Mejia||9||FINAL|
|Arizona - LP: B. Arroyo||0|
|Oakland - WP: J. Johnson||10||FINAL|
|LA Angels - LP: Y. Herrera||9|
|Colorado - WP: J. Nicasio||3||FINAL|
|San Diego - LP: R. Erlin||2|
|Los Angeles - LP: B. League||2||FINAL|
|San Francisco - WP: Y. Petit||3|