Chris Nelson scored on a 6-yard run in overtime as the host and second-ranked UW-Whitewater rallied to defeat UW-River Falls 27-20 on Saturday to clinch a share of the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference football title and an NCAA Division III playoffs berth.
The Warhawks trailed 20-10 midway through the third quarter when Colin Buck forced a fumble on a River Falls punt return and Jordan Strasburg recovered at the Falcons’ 16.
Nelson scored from a yard out to pull the Warhawks within three and Will Meyer kicked a 33-yard field early in the fourth quarter to tie it at 20. After Nelson’s OT score, Matt Seitz recovered Sawyer Moon’s fumble at the 5-yard line to end it.
No. 11 UW-Platteville 56, UW-Eau Claire 0
Tom Kelly threw for 410 yards and five scores and ran for a sixth as the host Pioneers beat the Blugolds.
UW-Stevens Point 35, UW-Stout 28
Kyle Larson passed for 456 yards and four touchdowns as the host Pointers held off the Blue Devils.
Logan Taylor made 10 receptions for 169 yards and touchdowns of 26, 19 and 14 yards.
No. 5 UW-Oshkosh 51, UW-La Crosse 29
Brett Kasper passed for 164 yards and two touchdowns and Mitch Gerhartz rushed for 100 yards and a score as the host Titans beat the Eagles.