Scores

Final

Illinois State 33

(7-2, 4-2 MVC)

Northern Iowa 21

(2-6, 1-4 MVC)

5:00 PM ET, October 27, 2012

UNI-Dome, CEDAR FALLS, IA

1 2 3 4 T
ILST 13 6 0 1433
UNI 0 14 0 721

Top Performers

Passing: M. Brown (ILST) - 274 YDS, 2 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: D. Johnson (UNI) - 20 CAR, 118 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: T. Walker (ILST) - 7 REC, 120 YDS, 1 TD

Illinois St. 33, N. Iowa 21

Associated Press

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Matt Brown threw for two touchdowns and ran for another as Illinois State beat Northern Iowa 33-21 on Saturday night.

Brown was 22 of 27 for 274 yards and two touchdowns -- a 76-yard pass to Tyrone Walker and a 49-yard pass to James O'Shaughnessy. Brown kept the ball and scored on a 1-yard run in the first quarter.

Cameron Hunt got the scoring started for Illinois State (7-2, 4-2 Missouri Valley) with a 19-yard run into the end zone. Darrelynn Dunn rushed in for a 1-yard touchdown in the fourth for the Redbirds.

Sawyer Kollmorgen was 20 of 48 for 218 yards for Northern Iowa (2-6, 1-4). Kollmorgen kept the ball for the Panthers first touchdown, scoring on a 6-yard run. He later threw a 2-yard TD pass to Chad Owens. David Johnson scored on a 5-yard run in the fourth, finishing with 20 carries for 118 yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ILST
UNI
1st Downs1522
Total Yards397337
Passing274218
Rushing123119
Penalties11-976-55
3rd Down Conversions5-129-20
4th Down Conversions1-20-1
Turnovers24
Possession29:1730:43

Passing Leaders

Illinois StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Brown22/2727410.122
Northern IowaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Kollmorgen20/482184.513

Rushing Leaders

Illinois StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hunt12564.7119
Coprich33110.3027
Northern IowaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Johnson201185.9139
Anderson6152.508

Receiving Leaders

Illinois StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Walker712017.1176
O'Shaughnessy14949.0149
Northern IowaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Owens77711.0122
Johnson5448.8011

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERILSTUNI
TD09:19Cameron Hunt 19 Yd Run (Nick Aussieker Kick) 70
TD02:54Matt Brown 1 Yd Run (Pat Blocked) 130
SECOND QUARTERILSTUNI
TD06:35Tyrone Walker 76 Yd Pass From Matt Brown (Pat Failed) 190
TD02:31Sawyer Kollmorgen 6 Yd Run (Tyler Sievertsen Kick) 197
TD00:09Chad Owens 2 Yd Pass From Sawyer Kollmorgen (Tyler Sievertsen Kick) 1914
FOURTH QUARTERILSTUNI
TD10:43Darrelynn Dunn 1 Yd Run (Nick Aussieker Kick) 2614
TD09:49David Johnson 5 Yd Run (Tyler Sievertsen Kick) 2621
TD07:38James O'Shaughnessy 49 Yd Pass From Matt Brown (Nick Aussieker Kick) 3321