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UW-La Crosse and UW-Whitewater to meet in Sweet 16

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University of Wisconsin-Whitewater will host La Crosse on Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Division 3 football playoffs.

They're the only two Wisconsin schools to make the Sweet-16, after winning their first-round contests over the weekend.

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Second-ranked UW-Whitewater eliminated St. Norbert 59-17, while number-eight UW-La Crosse beat Bethel of Minnesota 28-21.

Concordia-Mequon was eliminated with a 35-6 loss in Milwaukee to North Central.

UW-Whitewater's upcoming match-up with UW-La Crosse marks the first time since 1996 that two WIAC schools will face each other in a playoff game and it's the same field where the Warhawks trounced UW-La Crosse 45-10 on Oct. 14.

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