The Mustangs had to come from behind, but a big third quarter led to a 37-27 victory and the GPAC title with an undefeated 10-0 record.
Read the game story here.
The #1-ranked Mustangs, as well as the #5 Red Raiders, will open the NAIA National Playoff Championship this weekend. Morningside will host #15 Dickinson State (9-2). The Blue Hawks won the North Star Athletic Conference championship.
Kickoff is at 12 noon.
Northwestern hosts a 9-2 St. Xavier (Ill) team, winner of the Mid-States Football Association Midwest Division.