FCS playoffs selection show 2012: Preview and TV schedule

Thomas Campbell-US PRESSWIRE

The FCS playoff selection show will take place on Sunday. New York schools Wagner and Colgate have earned automatic bids. Who will they face in the tournament?

The 2012 Football Championship Subdivision playoff selection show will be televised on ESPNU at 1:30 p.m. ET. The North Dakota State Bison are expected to top the 20-team field.

The Montana State Bobcats won't be far behind North Dakota State. The Sam Houston State Bearkats, Old Dominion Monarchs and Eastern Washington Eagles round out the FCS' top five teams, and each of them will get in to the tournament. Despite their high rank, Old Dominion will take up an at-large spot, as the Monarchs don't have an automatic bid due to their impending move to the FBS.

FCS bracketology site NoBowls.com predicts that North Dakota State will be the top seed, and will face the winner of the game between Eastern Illinois and Illinois State. In addition, fellow New York schools Wagner and Colgate are picked to face each other in the opening round, with the winner moving on to take on projected No. 2 seed Montana State. Despite a 9-2 record, the site also predicts that the Albany Great Danes will be left out.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation New York

You must be a member of SB Nation New York to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation New York. You should read them.

Join SB Nation New York

You must be a member of SB Nation New York to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation New York. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.