Scores

Final

North Dakota St 56

(8-0, 5-0 MVC)

Indiana State 10

(1-7, 0-4 MVC)

Coverage: GamePlan

3:05 PM ET, October 26, 2013

Memorial Stadium, TERRE HAUTE, IN

1 2 3 4 T
NDSU 21 28 7 056
INST 0 10 0 010

Top Performers

Passing: B. Jensen (NDSU) - 186 YDS, 4 TD

Rushing: B. Logan (INST) - 15 CAR, 76 YDS

Receiving: Z. Vraa (NDSU) - 7 REC, 122 YDS, 2 TD

North Dakota State smothers Indiana State 56-10

Associated Press

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Brock Jensen threw four touchdown passes and Christian Dudzik returned two punts for touchdowns as North Dakota State avenged its only loss from the 2012 season by beating Indiana State 56-10 Saturday.

Jensen completed 13 of 14 passes for 186 yards and added 46 yards rushing and Zach Vraa caught seven balls for 122 yards and two touchdowns for the Bison (8-0, 5-0 Missouri Valley Conference).

Indiana State (1-7, 0-4) was limited to 157 total yards and converted just three of 15 third downs as NDSU racked up six sacks and 11 tackles for loss. The Bison, the two-time defending national champions, came into the game ranked first in the FCS in four statistical categories, including total defense (257.9) and third down conversion defense (.250).

Rob Tonyan Jr. and Kendall Walker combined to complete four of 20 passes for 59 yards for the Sycamores.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NDSU
INST
1st Downs228
Total Yards401157
Passing23359
Rushing16898
Penalties4-535-48
3rd Down Conversions7-103-15
4th Down Conversions0-00-1
Turnovers21
Possession35:5321:07

Passing Leaders

North Dakota StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Jensen13/1418613.340
Indiana StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Tonyan Jr.3/17643.801

Rushing Leaders

North Dakota StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Ojuri16543.409
Jensen5469.2024
Indiana StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Logan15765.1037
Booker7213.007

Receiving Leaders

North Dakota StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Vraa712217.4241
Smith23718.5120
Indiana StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Lawshe14444.0044
Riley22010.0013

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNDSUINST
TD10:14Zach Vraa 11 Yd Pass From Brock Jensen (Adam Keller Kick)
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70
TD09:52Colten Heagle 35 Yd Interception Return (Adam Keller Kick)
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140
TD04:36Zach Vraa 29 Yd Pass From Brock Jensen (Adam Keller Kick)
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210
SECOND QUARTERNDSUINST
FG14:12Eric Heidorn 40 Yd
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213
TD11:30Ryan Smith 20 Yd Pass From Brock Jensen (Adam Keller Kick)
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283
TD11:16LeMonte Booker 97 Yd Kickoff Return (Eric Heidorn Kick)
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2810
TD11:03Ryan Smith 100 Yd Kickoff Return (Adam Keller Kick)
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3510
TD02:21Trevor Gebhart 3 Yd Pass From Brock Jensen (Adam Keller Kick)
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4210
TD01:18Christian Dudzik 43 Yd Punt Return (Adam Keller Kick)
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4910
THIRD QUARTERNDSUINST
TD09:09Christian Dudzik 68 Yd Punt Return (Adam Keller Kick)
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5610