Scores

Final

Montana State 24

(5-0, 2-0 Big Sky)

Southern Utah 17

(2-3, 1-1 Big Sky)

3:30 PM ET, September 29, 2012

Eccles Coliseum, Cedar City, UT

1 2 3 4 T
MTST 7 7 3 724
SUU 0 7 0 1017

Top Performers

Passing: B. Sorensen (SUU) - 250 YDS, 2 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: O. Davis (MTST) - 20 CAR, 123 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: M. Jessop (SUU) - 6 REC, 97 YDS, 1 TD

Montana St. 24, S. Utah 17

Associated Press

CEDAR CITY, Utah -- DeNarius McGhee threw a 3-yard touchdown to Brian Flotkoetter with 2:59 remaining, giving Montana State a 24-17 victory over Southern Utah on Saturday.

McGhee was 18 of 28 for 211 yards passing and two touchdowns, and Orenzo Davis added a 74-yard touchdown run as the Bobcats (5-0, 2-0 Big Sky) remained unbeaten.

Davis finished with 123 yards rushing for Montana State, which is off to its best start since winning its first eight games in 1978.

Southern Utah (2-3, 1-1) trailed 17-7 after three quarters but tied it up on an 8-yard TD pass from Brad Sorensen to Mitch Jessop and a 49-yard field goal from Colton Cook with 4:03 remaining.

Sorensen completed 25 of 47 passes for 250 yards and two touchdowns. Jessop had six catches for 97 yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MTST
SUU
1st Downs1818
Total Yards405319
Passing211250
Rushing19469
Penalties8-867-65
3rd Down Conversions7-137-20
4th Down Conversions0-02-2
Turnovers42
Possession28:4731:13

Passing Leaders

Montana StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
McGhee18/282117.521
Southern UtahC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Sorensen25/472505.322

Rushing Leaders

Montana StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Davis201236.2174
Robinson7395.6016
Southern UtahCARYDSAVGTDLG
Wilson15704.7014
Crawford-Harris4112.806

Receiving Leaders

Montana StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Ellis77110.1030
Salanoa22814.0016
Southern UtahRECYDSAVGTDLG
Jessop69716.2148
McNabb67011.7044

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMTSTSUU
TD06:53Tray Robinson 4 Yd Pass From DeNarius McGhee (Rory Perez Kick) 70
SECOND QUARTERMTSTSUU
TD10:41Brian Wilson 6 Yd Pass From Brad Sorensen (Colton Cook Kick) 77
TD05:02Orenzo Davis 74 Yd Run (Rory Perez Kick) 147
THIRD QUARTERMTSTSUU
FG08:39Rory Perez 31 Yd 177
FOURTH QUARTERMTSTSUU
TD13:21Mitch Jessop 8 Yd Pass From Brad Sorensen (Colton Cook Kick) 1714
FG08:29Colton Cook 49 Yd 1717
TD02:59Brian Flotkoetter 3 Yd Pass From DeNarius McGhee (Rory Perez Kick) 2417