FARGO, N.D. -- Brock Jensen threw three touchdown passes Saturday as North Dakota State maintained an undefeated record with a 28-10 victory over Illinois State.
Jensen pushed the Bison to an early lead with two touchdown passes of 27 yards to Zach Vraa and three yards to Kevin Vaadeland, as he completed 198 yards passing. The final TD pass for NDSU (9-0, 6-0 Missouri Valley Conference) also went to Vraa, who ended the night with 109 yards receiving.
Marshaun Coprich capped a 10-play, 61 yard drive with a 2-yard touchdown for the Redbirds (5-5, 4-3) in the second quarter to briefly cut the deficit to seven. The Bison defense held Illinois State's Blake Winkler to 72 yards passing.
John Crockett ran for a game-high 104 yards on 20 carries, scoring the final touchdown for NDSU with 1:03 remaining in the fourth quarter. The Bison are on an 18-game winning streak.
After surviving the Les Miles telenovela, which landed LSU's big cigars at No. 5, we're left to ponder who can claim the Bottom 10 title.
The Oregon Ducks mascot didn't take Scott Frost's departure very well, relaying a series of emotional tweets to the new Central Florida head coach.
SEC Network's Booger McFarland joins Russillo & Kanell to apologize for calling out the Big Ten prior to the first College Football Playoff ranking and to explain why he still doesn't believe in Iowa's abilities.
Josh Parcell and Craig Haubert break down the biggest freshman performances of Week 13 and tell you who to watch during Championship Week.
The Buffaloes are buying into Jim Leavitt's defense, and the progress they made this year should bode well for the team in the future.
In today's mailbag we chat about Oklahoma's national title hopes, Iowa State landing Matt Campbell and the shuffling in Texas Tech's coaching staff.
|North Dakota State||7-1||9-2|
|South Dakota State||5-3||8-4|