Scores

Final

North Dakota 28

(2-3, 1-1 Big Sky)

Idaho State 25

(2-3, 0-2 Big Sky)

4:00 PM ET, October 5, 2013

Holt Arena, POCATELLO, ID

1 2 3 4 T
UND 0 14 7 728
IDST 0 7 3 1525

Top Performers

Passing: J. Arias (IDST) - 365 YDS, 3 TD, 3 INT

Rushing: J. Miller (UND) - 17 CAR, 67 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: L. Austin (IDST) - 11 REC, 98 YDS, 1 TD

North Dakota downs Idaho State 28-25

Associated Press

POCATELLO, Idaho -- Dayo Idowu forced a fumble and Ben Peters recovered it in the end zone for the deciding touchdown as North Dakota turned back Idaho State 28-25 on Saturday.

Peters' recovery came with 5:53 left in the fourth quarter after Idaho State had closed within 21-17 five minutes earlier. It gave North Dakota(2-3, 1-1 Big Sky) a 28-17 edge.

Idaho State (2-3, 0-2 Big Sky) scored on a 20-yard Justin Arias to Luke Austin pass with 2:07 left in the game. Arias then passed to Cam Richmond for the 2-point conversion. Kenny Golladay's first-down catch at midfield enabled North Dakota to run out the clock.

Greg Hardin led North Dakota with 8 catches for 126 yards and scored on a 99-yard kickoff return in the third quarter.

Arias completed 40 of 66 passes for 365 yards for Idaho State and Austin had 11 catches for 98 yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UND
IDST
1st Downs1727
Total Yards374371
Passing234365
Rushing1406
Penalties14-1213-20
3rd Down Conversions5-138-18
4th Down Conversions1-11-2
Turnovers34
Possession27:3832:22

Passing Leaders

North DakotaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Mollberg18/272348.702
Idaho StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Arias40/663655.533

Rushing Leaders

North DakotaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Miller17673.9114
Meindel12424.0024
Idaho StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Finney11706.4022
Prier284.005

Receiving Leaders

North DakotaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hardin812615.8026
Jackson44411.0028
Idaho StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Austin11988.9120
Malcom11696.3014

Scoring Summary

SECOND QUARTERUNDIDST
TD12:29Jake Miller 6 Yd Run (Zeb Miller Kick) 70
TD08:28Cameron Richmond 20 Yd Pass From Justin Arias (Brendon Garcia Kick) 77
TD01:08Adam Shaugabay 3 Yd Run (Zeb Miller Kick) 147
THIRD QUARTERUNDIDST
FG11:11Brendon Garcia 51 Yd 1410
TD10:57Greg Hardin 99 Yd Kickoff Return (Zeb Miller Kick) 2110
FOURTH QUARTERUNDIDST
TD10:22Chad Hansen 20 Yd Pass From Justin Arias (Brendon Garcia Kick) 2117
TD05:53Ben Peters 0 Yd Fumble Return (Zeb Miller Kick) 2817
TD02:07Luke Austin 3 Yd Pass From Justin Arias (Cameron Richmond Pass For Two-Point Conversion) 2825