The Northwest Missouri State Bearcats and Central Missouri Mules will meet in Maryville in the NCAA Division II football quarterfinals.
Northwest defeated Central Missouri 17-16 earlier this season in an MIAA contest.
The Bearcats (11-1) got a 3-yard touchdown pass from Blake Bolles to Josh Baker with 17 seconds left Saturday to edge Texas A&M-Kingsville 35-31 in Kingsville, Texas.
In Abilene, Texas, Central Missouri (11-2) scored three times in the fourth quarter to post a 55-41 victory Saturday over Abilene Christian (11-1).
The quarterfinal will be played next Saturday. Game time has yet to be announced.