Scores

Final

Illinois State 10

(5-5, 4-3 MVC)

North Dakota St 28

(9-0, 6-0 MVC)

3:30 PM ET, November 9, 2013

Fargodome, FARGO, ND

1 2 3 4 T
ILST 0 7 3 010
NDSU 14 7 0 728

Top Performers

Passing: B. Jensen (NDSU) - 198 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: J. Crockett (NDSU) - 20 CAR, 104 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: Z. Vraa (NDSU) - 5 REC, 109 YDS, 2 TD

North Dakota St beats Illinois St 28-10

Associated Press

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.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
ILST
NDSU
1st Downs1218
Total Yards196394
Passing72198
Rushing124196
Penalties7-667-65
3rd Down Conversions6-147-14
4th Down Conversions0-12-2
Turnovers12
Possession29:5730:03

Passing Leaders

Illinois StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Winkler12/21723.400
North Dakota StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Jensen13/221989.030

Rushing Leaders

Illinois StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hunt11726.5033
Coprich21592.8118
North Dakota StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Crockett201045.2126
Ojuri11655.9022

Receiving Leaders

Illinois StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Meredith22211.0017
Dudley3165.3013
North Dakota StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Vraa510921.8227
Vaadeland25728.5117

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERILSTNDSU
TD13:47Zach Vraa 27 Yd Pass From Brock Jensen (Adam Keller Kick) 07
TD04:16Kevin Vaadeland 3 Yd Pass From Brock Jensen (Adam Keller Kick) 014
SECOND QUARTERILSTNDSU
TD13:45Marshaun Coprich 2 Yd Run (Nick Aussieker Kick) 714
TD10:35Zach Vraa 26 Yd Pass From Brock Jensen (Adam Keller Kick) 721
THIRD QUARTERILSTNDSU
FG11:23Nick Aussieker 22 Yd 1021
FOURTH QUARTERILSTNDSU
TD01:03John Crockett 1 Yd Run (Adam Keller Kick) 1028