Scores

Final

Furman 7

(8-6, 4-5 away)

North Dakota St 38

(12-0, 7-0 home)

Coverage: GamePlan

3:30 PM ET, December 7, 2013

Fargodome, Fargo, ND

1 2 3 4 T
FUR 0 7 0 07
NDSU 0 10 21 738

Top Performers

Passing: B. Jensen (NDSU) - 249 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: B. Jensen (NDSU) - 8 CAR, 86 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: Z. Vraa (NDSU) - 5 REC, 112 YDS, 1 TD

Jensen, ND State roll Furman in 2nd half, 38-7

Associated Press

FARGO, N.D. -- Brock Jensen threw a touchdown and had a long run for another in the second half as two-time defending national champion North Dakota State pulled away from Furman for a 38-7 win in the second round of the FCS playoffs Saturday afternoon.

The Bison (12-0) are home against Coastal Carolina, which won at Montana 42-35, next weekend.

NDSU scored three TD's in the third quarter. Sam Ojuri had a short run, Jensen hit Andrew Bonnett for 7 yards and Reese Hannon returned an interception 61 yards to make it 31-7.

Jensen wrapped it up with a 53-yard scoring run.

The Paladins (8-6) hung with the Bison early. After Jensen opened the scoring with a 52-yard TD pass to Zach Vraa, Furman answered with a 75-yard drive, capped by Marcus Anderson's 1-yard. run. NDSU got a 37-yard FG on the final play of the first half to lead 10-7.

SPONSORED HEADLINES

Team Stat Comparison

 
FUR
NDSU
1st Downs2026
Total Yards327516
Passing225249
Rushing102267
Penalties2-213-25
3rd Down Conversions6-1311-13
4th Down Conversions1-30-0
Turnovers10
Possession31:0828:52

Passing Leaders

FurmanC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hannon19/292257.801
North Dakota StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Jensen15/2524910.020

Rushing Leaders

FurmanCARYDSAVGTDLG
Anderson9465.1119
Skogen10454.5015
North Dakota StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Jensen88610.8153
Ojuri15755.0111

Receiving Leaders

FurmanRECYDSAVGTDLG
Culbreath58216.4023
Snellings8769.5021
North Dakota StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Vraa511222.4152
Smith48621.5039

Scoring Summary

SECOND QUARTERFURNDSU
TD10:01Zach Vraa 52 Yd Pass From Brock Jensen (Adam Keller Kick) 07
TD06:33Marcus Anderson 1 Yd Run (Ray Early Kick) 77
FG00:00Adam Keller 37 Yd 710
THIRD QUARTERFURNDSU
TD12:07Sam Ojuri 3 Yd Run (Adam Keller Kick) 717
TD08:03Andrew Bonnet 7 Yd Pass From Brock Jensen (Adam Keller Kick) 724
TD05:33Marcus Williams 61 Yd Interception Return (Adam Keller Kick) 731
FOURTH QUARTERFURNDSU
TD07:37Brock Jensen 53 Yd Run (Adam Keller Kick) 738