UNDATED (WHTC) - A four-yard touchdown pass from Dominic Bona to Sage Alward with 51 seconds left lifted visting Albion over Hope on Saturday, 34-31. The win gave the Britons (8-2, 6-0 MIAA) the outright MIAA title and automatic NCAA Division III tournament berth, while ending Hope's season at 7-3 (4-2 MIAA).
Heath Parling threw for 274 yards and a touchdown, leading Grand Valley State over visiting Saginaw Valley State on Saturday, 49-34. The win gives the Lakers (9-2, 7-2 GLIAC) a chance to secure a NCAA Division II tournament berth when bids are announced on Sunday.
In state major college football on Saturday: Michigan State won at Nebraska, 41-28; Michigan won in triple overtime at Northwestern, 27-19; and Central Michigan won at Western Michigan, 27-22.