HELENA - Top-ranked and defending national champion Carroll College will play host to No. 14 Dickinson State of North Dakota next weekend in the first round of the NAIA football playoffs.
The pairings were announced Sunday by the NAIA.
Carroll, undefeated and the Frontier Conference Champion, is seeking its sixth national title in the last seven years, with a 26-game winning streak.
Dickinson State is 7-3 and the champion of the Dakota Athletic Conference. The Blue Hawks are 1-5 against Carroll in playoff games.
The two will meet Saturday in Helena with kickoff scheduled at 12:07 p.m. MST.