TUSKEGEE, Ala. – For a consecutive year, the Golden Tigers of Tuskegee University have advanced to the NCAA Division II Football Playoffs. TU will play host to the University of West Georgia Wolves on Saturday, November 22nd.
The announcement was made during the DII football selection show on Sunday.
The Golden Tigers defeated Albany State 47-41 in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship to clinch the third seed and home field advantage. The Wolves defeated Shorter 31-17 to punch their playoff ticket.
The Tuskegee – West Georgia winner will travel to Cleveland, Miss. to take on second-seed Delta State University Nov. 29.
Last season, the Golden Tigers advanced to the playoffs for the first time in the program’s history. They suffered a narrow defeat at the hands of North Alabama, 30-27 to end their first ever post-season run.