Nebraska-Omaha 34, S. Dakota St. 17

Updated: October 4, 2003, 6:42 PM ET

OMAHA, Neb. -- Brian Masek threw for two touchdowns and ran for a third Saturday to lead Nebraska at Omaha over South Dakota State 34-17.

Masek connected with Ryan Krause on a 5-yard scoring pass and later hit Thadd Recek with a 3-yard TD pass. Masek scored on a 1-yard run for the Mavericks (5-1, 2-0 North Central Conference) who are ranked No. 10 in NCAA Division II.

South Dakota State's Brad Nelson completed 21-of-31 for 224 yards and two interceptions. Nelson connected with Brian Janecek for a 30-yard scoring play before the Jackrabbits (2-3, 0-2) headed into the half down 10-7.

Masek completed 17-of-22 for 158 passing yards.

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