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Northern ArizonaLumberjacksNAU
4-3, 2-2 Conf
21
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NAU096621
MONT7010724
24
MontanaGrizzliesMONT
6-2, 5-1 Conf

Montana 24, N. Arizona 21

MISSOULA, Mont. -- C.J. Atkins snared a 1-yard touchdown pass from Justin Roper with 5 seconds to play Saturday to give Montana a 24-21 victory over Northern Arizona.

Atkins outwrestled Northern Arizona cornerback Randy Hale Jr. on a jump ball in the end zone to cap a 14-play, 56-yard drive. Atkins also opened the scoring for Montana with a 48-yard run on a double reverse play in the first quarter.

Northern Arizona (4-3, 2-2 Big Sky) took a 21-17 lead on an 11-yard Giovannie Dixon touchdown run with 1:59 left in the game. But after a 38-yard kick return by Peter Nguyen, Roper marched the Grizzlies (6-2, 5-1) for the winning score.

Roper was 17 of 30 for 118 yards and two touchdowns.

Zach Bauman had 127 yards rushing and a TD for Northern Arizona. Chase Stangel was 22 for 34 for 187 yards and a touchdown.

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2015 Big Sky Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Southern Utah7-18-4
Portland State6-29-3
Montana6-28-5
North Dakota5-37-4
Northern Arizona5-37-4
Eastern Washington5-36-5
Weber State5-36-5
Northern Colorado3-56-5
Montana State3-55-6
Cal Poly3-54-7
UC Davis2-62-9
Idaho State1-72-9
Sacramento State1-72-9