Top-ranked James Madison will host Montana in a I-AA playoff semifinal at Bridgeforth Stadium in Harrisonburg Friday night at 8 p.m.
The game will be broadcast nationally on ESPN2. Tickets for the game are available online at www.jmusports.com, by calling 540.568.DUKE or at the Convocation Center ticket office weekdays from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The priority ticket-order deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday.
JMU is 12-1 on the season and qualified for the playoff semifinals with a 31-27 win over Villanova on Saturday. Montana is 13-1 on the season and qualified for the semis with a 24-13 win over Weber State on Saturday.
The other semifinal pits Richmond (11-3) and Northern Iowa (12-2) and will be played on Saturday at 4 p.m. in a game being broadcast nationally on ESPN. Richmond defeated three-time defending national champion Appalachian State 33-13 on Saturday. Northern Iowa edged New Hampshire 36-34 Saturday night.
– Story by Chris Graham