The James Madison University Dukes went into the Fargo Dome Friday night and took down the five-time national champion North Dakota State Bison 27-17. JMU will play for the national championship next month.

The Dukes(13-1,8-0) won the conference UMaine plays in, the CAA, and now have rolled through the playoffs to get to a title game. JMU last won a national championship in 2004.

The UMaine Black Bears lost to JMU back on September 24th 31-20. Maine led the Dukes 20-17 after three quarters. JMU scored two fourth quarter touchdowns to beat the Bears. It was Maine's home opener.