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Posted: Monday, November 19, 2012 4:30 am | Updated: 2:27 pm, Tue Nov 12, 2013.

BELTON — The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor football team will get a second-round home game in the NCAA Division III football playoffs after receiving official notification from the NCAA on Sunday.

The second-ranked Cru (11-0) will play host to No. 20 Franklin (Ind.) College (9-2) in a noon kickoff Saturday at Tiger Field in the first-ever meeting between the two teams.

The Grizzlies are champions of the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference and advanced to the second round with a 42-10 victory over Adrian (Mich.) on Saturday.

Tickets for Saturday's game will go on sale to previous ticket holders on Tuesday from 2 to 6 p.m. at the ticket windows on the University Drive entrance to the Mayborn Campus Center. Tickets will go on

sale to everyone on Wednesday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and

then will not be available for purchase again until the ticket windows

open at Tiger Field at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday. All reserved seat tickets are $8. General admission tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for students (ages 3-up) and seniors (ages 60-up).

NCAA DIVISION III PLAYOFFS

SECOND ROUND

Saturday, Nov. 24

Bethel (Minn.) (9-2) vs. Wisconsin-Oshkosh (11-0), Noon

Wittenberg (10-1) at Hobart (11-0), 11 a.m.

Salisbury (9-2) at Widener (10-0) vs. 11 a.m.

Johns Hopkins (10-1) at Mount Union (11-0), 11 a.m.

St. Thomas (Minn.) (11-0) at Elmhurst (10-1), Noon

Franklin (9-2) at Mary Hardin-Baylor (11-0), Noon

North Central, Ill. (9-2) at Linfield (10-0), 2 p.m.

Cortland State (9-1) vs. Wesley (9-1), TBD

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