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Montana stuns Southeast Missouri State 34-24 in FCS playoffs

MISSOULA, Mont. (AP) Malik Flowers scored on a kickoff return, Junior Bergen scored on a punt return and Montana scored 31 straight points over an 11-minute span to stun Southeast Missouri State 34-24 in the first round of the FCS playoffs on Saturday night.

Robby Hauck finished with 15 tackles for Montana , becoming the career leader in the Big Sky Conference with 474. Hauck passed Eastern Washington's Ronny Hamlin by one with at least one more game to play.

Montana, ranked 17th in the coaches poll and making a record 26th appearance in the playoffs, will travel to play third-ranked North Dakota State on Dec. 3.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: P. DeLaurent2684
Passing TDs: P. DeLaurent19
Rushing Yards: G. Hess1691
Rushing TDs: G. Hess21
Receiving Yards: R. Flournoy984
Receiving TDs: R. Flournoy7
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2022
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/3 at Iowa State L 10 - 42
9/10 at Southern Illinois W 34 - 31
9/17 vs. Nicholls W 42 - 16
9/24 vs. Central Arkansas W 35 - 27
10/1 at Lindenwood W 49 - 28
10/8 vs. Tennessee Tech W 34 - 20
10/22 at Northwestern State W 51 - 16
10/29 vs. Eastern Kentucky L 23 - 28
11/5 at Tennessee State W 42 - 0
11/12 at Eastern Illinois W 31 - 7
11/19 vs. Murray State W 52 - 22
11/26 at Montana L 24 - 34
Ohio Valley
  Conference Overall
14 Southeast Missouri State 5-0 9-3
25 Tennessee-Martin 5-0 7-4
Tennessee State 2-3 4-7
Tennessee Tech 2-3 4-7
Lindenwood 1-3 7-3
Eastern Illinois 1-4 2-9
Murray State 1-4 2-9
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 5618 (8)
Passing Yards: 2911 (29)
Rushing Yards: 2707 (8)
Points per game: 35.6 (17)
Yards per game: 468.2 (10)
Touchdowns: 48 (22)
Field Goals: 16 (13)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 4406 (70)
Passing Yards: 3060 (109)
Rushing Yards: 1346 (21)
Points per game: 22.6 (34)
Yards per game: 367.2 (53)
Touchdowns: 31 (29)
Field Goals: 12 (86)
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