The Keystone Conference has gone pretty much according to the form sheet with only one or two little hiccups this season, and now with the playoffs coming a few potential upsets rear their heads.
Eight of the ten Keystone teams are in the quarterfinals, and while the top two from each division would have to be favored, this is a perfect time for someone to slip up.
The University of Pittsburgh scored two tries in the final five minutes to come back to beat James Madison 31-27 in a crucial Keystone West matchup.
JMU, having moved up to DIAA from DII, was undefeated going into this game, as was Pitt.
Notre Dame College continues the programs independent DIAA schedule with a game against another team that has moved up from DII, James Madison.
James Madison made a big statement in the team’s debut in a DIAA conference, hammering Millersville 71-0 Saturday.
The defending DII 7s champions, JMU exploded out of the blocks with five tries in the first 20 minutes. But after that, Millersville slowed the onslaught a little … if only a little.
James Madison celebrated their move to DI with their first DI victory, defeating Virginia Tech 31-18 Friday night.
The victory followed up a humbling loss to South Carolina last week.
"Last week was one of the worst games we've played," said JMU head Coach Mark Lambourne. "But they played a lot better this game."