Scores

Final

Montana State 34

(2-0, 1-0 away)

Drake 24

(1-1, 1-1 home)

7:00 PM ET, September 8, 2012

Drake Stadium (IA), Des Moines, IA

1 2 3 4 T
MTST 7 7 7 1334
DRKE 0 17 7 024

Top Performers

Passing: M. Piatkowski (DRKE) - 311 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: O. Davis (MTST) - 15 CAR, 58 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: K. Marshall (DRKE) - 11 REC, 100 YDS

Montana St. 34, Drake 24

Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa -- DeNarius McGhee threw for 206 yards and Montana State scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns in a 34-24 victory against Drake on Saturday night.

Tray Robinson's 30-yard scoring run gave the Bobcats (2-0) a 27-24 lead with 11:34 remaining. After the Bulldogs (1-1) were stopped short on fourth and 2 from their own 39 with 4:53 left, McGhee's 2-yard scoring pass to Tanner Bleskin sealed the win.

Mike Piatkowski completed 25 of 43 passes for 311 yards and a touchdown for Drake. Kevin Marshall had 11 receptions for 100 yards.

McGhee was 22 of 34 with a touchdown and two interceptions. He added a 5-yard TD run.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MTST
DRKE
1st Downs2023
Total Yards374370
Passing206311
Rushing16859
Penalties8-703-17
3rd Down Conversions12-183-14
4th Down Conversions0-01-4
Turnovers31
Possession29:2230:38

Passing Leaders

Montana StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
McGhee22/342066.112
DrakeC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Piatkowski25/433117.210

Rushing Leaders

Montana StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Davis15583.9111
Robinson55210.4130
DrakeCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hudson13030.0030
Scott12282.307

Receiving Leaders

Montana StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Bleskin67813.0121
Ellis44611.5017
DrakeRECYDSAVGTDLG
Marshall111009.1017
Orlando69816.3030

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMTSTDRKE
TD01:42Cody Kirk 2 Yd Run (Rory Perez Kick) 70
SECOND QUARTERMTSTDRKE
TD10:44T.J. James 1 Yd Run (Spencer Lee Kick) 77
TD08:27Orenzo Davis 11 Yd Run (Rory Perez Kick) 147
FG05:14Spencer Lee 27 Yd 1410
TD00:22Michael Hudson 15 Yd Pass From Michael Piatkowski (Spencer Lee Kick) 1417
THIRD QUARTERMTSTDRKE
TD09:14DeNarius McGhee 5 Yd Run (Rory Perez Kick) 2117
TD03:20Michael Piatkowski 1 Yd Run (Spencer Lee Kick) 2124
FOURTH QUARTERMTSTDRKE
TD11:34Tray Robinson 30 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 2724
TD01:28Tanner Bleskin 2 Yd Pass From DeNarius McGhee (Rory Perez Kick) 3424