Scores

Final

Northern Iowa 3

(4-5, 0-5 MVFC)

Illinois State 13

(5-4, 4-2 MVFC)

2:00 PM ET, November 2, 2013

Hancock Stadium, Normal, IL

1 2 3 4 T
UNI 0 0 3 03
ILST 10 0 0 313

Top Performers

Passing: S. Kollmorgen (UNI) - 122 YDS, 1 INT

Rushing: M. Coprich (ILST) - 33 CAR, 96 YDS

Receiving: C. Owens (UNI) - 4 REC, 33 YDS

Illinois State tops Northern Iowa 13-3

Associated Press

NORMAL, Ill. -- Tevin Allen's fumble recovery for a touchdown led Illinois State to a 13-3 victory over Northern Iowa Saturday.

Special teams and turnovers factored large in this defensive battle.

After Northern Iowa's second possession, the Redbirds' Teddy Corwin deflected Logan Beighler's punt -- which went just five yards -- leading to Nick Aussieker's 24-yard field goal. On the next play from scrimmage, Chad Owens fumbled and Allen scooped it up and went 17 yards to put Illinois State (5-4, 4-2 Missouri Valley Conference) up 10-0.

Northern Iowa (4-5, 0-5) scored in the third quarter courtesy of its special teams. Shawn Rush blocked C.J. Laros' punt, setting the Panthers up on Illinois State's 22-yard line. Three plays resulted in just two yards though, and they settled for Tyler Sievertsen's 37-yard field goal.

The Redbirds benefited from another short punt in the fourth, setting up Aussieker's 28-yard field goal to ice the win.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UNI
ILST
1st Downs1613
Total Yards211198
Passing14291
Rushing69107
Penalties3-355-51
3rd Down Conversions6-175-19
4th Down Conversions0-11-1
Turnovers30
Possession23:0536:55

Passing Leaders

Northern IowaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Kollmorgen16/261224.701
Illinois StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Winkler11/23914.000

Rushing Leaders

Northern IowaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Williams15543.6013
Carnes9161.808
Illinois StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Coprich33962.9015
Dudley166.006

Receiving Leaders

Northern IowaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Owens4338.3012
Hebert33311.0014
Illinois StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Dudley5244.807
Warrum12323.0023

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERUNIILST
FG03:40Nick Aussieker 24 Yd 03
TD03:32Tevin Allen 17 Yd Fumble Return (Nick Aussieker Kick) 010
THIRD QUARTERUNIILST
FG04:49Tyler Sievertsen 37 Yd 310
FOURTH QUARTERUNIILST
FG07:38Nick Aussieker 28 Yd 313