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Eastern hosts Nicholls State

Southland Conference champion Colonels advanced with win over University of San Diego


Last updated 11/29/2018 at 5:37pm

Eastern Washington meets a team they have only played one time in school history and which travels from the Gulf Coast of Louisiana in the first round of the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.

The Nicholls State Colonels from Thibodaux, La., and the Southland Conference, advanced to the second round of play and a 2:05 p.m. kickoff at Roos Field following their 49-30 win on Nov. 24 over the University of San Diego, who plays in the Pioneer League.

Nicholls defeated EWU 37-14 on Sept. 2, 2004 in their only other meeting.

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