N. ILLINOIS 49, E. MICHIGAN 21: Michael Turner ran for 225 yards on 21 carries and tied a league record with five touchdowns for the visiting Huskies.
N. TEXAS 38, N. MEXICO ST. 27: Kevin Galbreath rushed for 175 yards for the host Mean Green, which clinched the Sun Belt Conference title. North Texas will play in the New Orleans Bowl Dec. 17.
E. WASH. 30, MONTANA 21: Quarterback Josh Blankenship threw for 344 yards and four touchdowns for host Eastern Washington. Montana, ranked No. 1 in Division I-AA, had won 24 in a row, tying the I-AA record.