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Duquesne to open FCS playoffs vs. Towson |

Duquesne to open FCS playoffs vs. Towson

John Grupp
| Sunday, November 18, 2018 2:00 p.m

After winning the Northeast Conference title, Duquesne (8-3) learned it will open the 24-team FCS Football Playoffs next Saturday at 2 p.m. at Towson (7-3).

The opener will be shown on ESPN3 from Johnny Unitas Stadium. The winner will play No. 5 seed South Dakota State (8-2) on Dec. 1.

The Dukes made the FCS postseason once before, in 2015, but lost to William & Mary, 52-49, in the opening round.

Towson has not been to the playoffs since 2013.

Duquense edged past Central Connecticut Saturday, 38-31, to clinch the NEC.

Bill Beckner is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Bill at or via Twitter @BillBeckner.

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