Pittsburg Josh Lamberson passed for 225 yards and two touchdowns as Northwest Missouri State beat Pittsburg State, 21-10, in the NCAA Div. II Southwest Region finals.
Pittsburg State (10-4) was within 14-10 when Lamberson's 57-yard TD pass to Mike Peterson with 8:57 left put the game away for the Bearcats.
Northwest Missouri (10-3) led 14-3 at halftime on a one-yard TD run by Daren Roberts and Lamberson's 13-yard scoring pass to Andre Rector.
Pittsburg State's Andy Majors threw for 208 yards, but was intercepted four times.
Xavier Omon rushed for 152 yards on 29 carries for the Bearcats.
Northwest Missouri (10-3) advances to the national semifinals against North Alabama (11-2) on Dec. 3.