Eastern Washington was awarded a No. 3 seed and a first-round bye in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs, the NCAA announced Sunday morning.
The Big Sky Conference champion Eagles (10-2 overall and 8-0 in the Big Sky Conference) will host either Northern Arizona or South Dakota State in a second-round game at 1 p.m. on Dec. 7.
NAU, the Big Sky runner-up behind Eastern, will play South Dakota State in a first-round game next week.
In all, the Big Sky is sending four teams to the playoffs. Montana earned a No. 8 seed and will host either Coastal Carolina or Bethune-Cookman in the second round. Southern Utah faces a first-round game against Sam Houston State.