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.