Illinois State appeared to be in position to win its first title with a minute and a half remaining in the FCS Championship, but NDSU scored a late touchdown to hand the Redbirds a 29-27 loss.
Against a powerhouse program like North Dakota State, who has 15 playoff games in a row heading into Saturday's FCS Championship, avoiding mistakes is an absolute must for Illinois State.
Edgy Tim identified the four factors credited to Illinois State's assent to the top of the national football rankings.

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