Scores

Final

South Dakota St 24

(4-6, 4-4 MVFC)

North Dakota St 31

(7-3, 4-3 MVFC)

4:00 PM ET, November 13, 2010

Fargodome, Fargo, ND

1 2 3 4 T
SDSU 0 7 7 1024
NDSU 7 7 7 1031

Top Performers

Passing: T. O'Brien (SDSU) - 247 YDS, 1 TD, 4 INT

Rushing: D. McNorton (NDSU) - 26 CAR, 138 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: T. Kool (SDSU) - 6 REC, 132 YDS, 1 TD

N. Dakota St. 31, S. Dakota State 24

Associated Press

FARGO, N.D. -- D.J. McNorton rushed for two touchdowns and 138 yards and North Dakota State beat South Dakota State 31-24 Saturday.

McNorton rushed 31 yards to score in the second quarter and 3 yards in the third to lead the Bison (7-3, 4-3, Missouri Valley) past the Jackrabbits (4-6, 4-4).

Coulter Boyer scored on an interception return in the first quarter, and Josh Gatlin scored on a 51-yard interception return in the fourth quarter.

Ryan Jastram kicked a field goal for the Bison.

Kyle Minett ran for two touchdowns for the Jackrabbits, and Peter Reifenrath kicked a field goal. Thomas O'Brien threw a 68-yard touchdown pass to Tyrel Kool and finished with 247 yards passing.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SDSU
NDSU
1st Downs1717
Total Yards331276
Passing247100
Rushing84176
Penalties8-686-50
3rd Down Conversions6-175-15
4th Down Conversions0-01-1
Turnovers41
Possession26:2133:39

Passing Leaders

South Dakota StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
O'Brien18/422475.914
North Dakota StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Mohler14/201005.000

Rushing Leaders

South Dakota StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Minett16754.7222
Duffy9273.007
North Dakota StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
McNorton261385.3231
Sigers6203.307

Receiving Leaders

South Dakota StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Kool613222.0168
Tiefenthaler34214.0025
North Dakota StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Holloway7649.1022
Howard2115.507

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSDSUNDSU
TD03:27Coulter Boyer 4 Yd Interception Return (Ryan Jastram Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERSDSUNDSU
TD14:33Kyle Minett 1 Yd Run (Peter Reifenrath Kick) 77
TD02:30D.J. McNorton 31 Yd Run (Ryan Jastram Kick) 714
THIRD QUARTERSDSUNDSU
TD14:05Kyle Minett 15 Yd Run (Peter Reifenrath Kick) 1414
TD00:11D.J. McNorton 3 Yd Run (Ryan Jastram Kick) 1421
FOURTH QUARTERSDSUNDSU
FG10:22Ryan Jastram 26 Yd 1424
TD08:19Josh Gatlin 51 Yd Interception Return (Ryan Jastram Kick) 1431
TD08:00Tyrel Kool 68 Yd Pass From Thomas O'Brien (Peter Reifenrath Kick) 2131
FG04:17Peter Reifenrath 43 Yd 2431