Scores

Final

Missouri State 13

(3-8, 3-5 MVC)

Northern Iowa 38

(5-6, 4-4 MVC)

5:00 PM ET, November 17, 2012

UNI-Dome, CEDAR FALLS, IA

1 2 3 4 T
MOSU 0 0 0 1313
UNI 10 14 7 738

Top Performers

Passing: S. Kollmorgen (UNI) - 265 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: D. Johnson (UNI) - 14 CAR, 116 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: B. LeMaster (UNI) - 4 REC, 106 YDS, 1 TD

N. Iowa 38, Missouri St. 13

Associated Press

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa -- Running back David Johnson ran for two touchdowns and threw for another as Northern Iowa defeated Missouri State 38-13 on Saturday night.

Johnson ran 77 yards for a touchdown as the Panthers offense struck early. He later scored on a 2-yard run. Johnson can throw, too. He hit Brett LeMaster on a 36-yarder for a touchdown. Johnson finished the game with 14 carries for 116 yards.

Sawyer Kollmorgen was 20 of 25 for 265 yards and two touchdowns, including an 8-yard pass to Terrell Sinkfield. Kollmorgen hit Carlos Anderson with a 60-yard pass for a touchdown.

Northern Iowa (5-6, 4-4 Missouri Valley) was up 24-0 at halftime.

The Bears (3-8, 3-5) finally got on the scoreboard in the fourth quarter when Mikael Cooper-Falls made a 6-yard touchdown run with 5:41 remaining. Dorian Buford caught a 7-yard touchdown pass from Kierra Harris, who was 29 of 39 for 230 yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MOSU
UNI
1st Downs1720
Total Yards324460
Passing230301
Rushing94159
Penalties5-605-30
3rd Down Conversions8-1610-15
4th Down Conversions0-10-0
Turnovers20
Possession29:2430:36

Passing Leaders

Missouri StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Harris29/392305.911
Northern IowaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Kollmorgen20/2526510.620

Rushing Leaders

Missouri StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Cooper-Falls11333.016
Harris8334.1018
Northern IowaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Johnson141168.3277
Anderson15422.8010

Receiving Leaders

Missouri StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Dotson710114.4038
Buford9738.1126
Northern IowaRECYDSAVGTDLG
LeMaster410626.5143
Anderson36622.0160

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMOSUUNI
TD12:55David Johnson 77 Yd Run (Tyler Sievertsen Kick) 07
FG09:14Tyler Sievertsen 36 Yd 010
SECOND QUARTERMOSUUNI
TD14:53Brett LeMaster 36 Yd Pass From David Johnson (Tyler Sievertsen Kick) 017
TD00:09Terrell Sinkfield 8 Yd Pass From Sawyer Kollmorgen (Tyler Sievertsen Kick) 024
THIRD QUARTERMOSUUNI
TD04:44David Johnson 2 Yd Run (Tyler Sievertsen Kick) 031
FOURTH QUARTERMOSUUNI
TD14:50Carlos Anderson 60 Yd Pass From Sawyer Kollmorgen (Tyler Sievertsen Kick) 038
TD05:41Mikael Cooper-Falls 6 Yd Run (Austin Witmer Kick) 738
TD00:18Dorian Buford 7 Yd Pass From Kierra Harris (Pat Blocked) 1338