MISSOULA, Mont. -- Denarius McGhee threw two first-quarter touchdown passes and Montana State held on to beat Montana 21-16 and clinch the Big Sky Conference championship.
With the win, the Bobcats (9-2, 7-1 Big Sky) earned an automatic berth in the FCS playoffs. Montana (7-4, 5-3) will find out Sunday if it receives an at-large playoff bid.
Orenzo Davis gave the Bobcats the lead for good on a 17-yard run in the second quarter.
The Grizzlies wasted a pair of scoring chances in the second half when they fumbled the ball away twice inside the Montana State 5-yard line.
Anthone Taylor run for 2 yds for a TD
Mark May and John Saunders discuss Les Miles' indication that Saturday's game will be his last as LSU's coach.
Iowa's Jordan Canzeri takes the handoff to the left and goes 29 yards untouched into the end zone, giving the Hawkeyes a two score lead.
Blake Frohnapfel pass intercepted Andrews Dadeboe return for 22 yds to the UMass 19
In an offensive shootout, Houston defeats Navy 52-31 to clinch the Western division and host the American Conference title game.