Danny Wild-US PRESSWIRE
Stony Brook, Wagner, Coastal Carolina and South Dakota State all advanced past the first round of the 2012 FCS Tournament.
Stony Brook, Wagner, Coastal Carolina and South Dakota State all advanced past the first round of the 2012 FCS Tournament Saturday.
Stony Brook defeated Villanova, 20-10, behind the steady ground attack of running backs Miguel Maysonet and Marcus Coker. The two backs ran the ball a combined 54 times for 267 yards and two touchdowns, while quarterback Lyle Negron threw the ball only six times. Stony Brook now moves on the face No. 3 Montana State.
Wagner beat Colgate, 31-20, with 245 yards and two touchdowns rushing, adding another two touchdowns through the air as well. They will face Eastern Washington in the second round.
Coastal Carolina and South Dakota State also advanced to the second round Saturday, defeating Bethune-Cookman and Eastern Illinois, respectively. Coastal Carolina will face No. 4 Old Dominion and South Dakota State will face No. 1 North Dakota State.
The second round includes eight matchups, all taking place on Saturday, Dec. 1. Click here to see the complete FCS Tournament bracket.