ISU's first play of the 4th qtr resulted in a Matt Brown INT to UNI linebacker Jordan Smith. UNI takes that possesion 55 yards for a score with the touchdown scored by quarterback Tirrell Rennie with a 47 yard scamper on 3rd down. We have 13:40 left in the 4th qtr and UNI is turning this game into an big margin. UNI 35 ISU 7.
End of the 3rd qtr. ISU's ball after one 1st down. UNI 28 ISU 7
ISU's next possession saw a 62 yard INT return for a touchdown by Andre Martin of UNI to put UNI up 28-7 with 1:20 left in the 3rd qtr.
UNI scored on that drive on a 11 yard T. Rennie run.
UNI just took the next kick off back inside the ISU 20 but an illegal block moves them back to the ISU 35 yard line.
ISU took the ensuing drive 91 yards on 14 plays to half the UNI lead. The scoring drive ended with a Tyrone Walker 12 yard catch from Matt Brown at the 7:22 mark of the 3rd qtr.
UNI 14 ISU 7
ISU fumbled the opening kickoff but UNI couldn't do anything with it and was forced to punt.
Halftime stats: UNI 148 total yards. ISU 107 total yards. UNI with one turnover, ISU with none. Tirrell Rennie is the leading ground gainer for the Panthers with 54 yards and a touchdown.
ISU drives to the UNI 16 yard line but the drive stalled there. Steven Fetzer's FG attempt misses with 11 seconds left. UNI downs the ball to send us to the half.
UNI 14 ISU 0.
Three exchanges of punts. We are sitting at the 7:14 mark, ISU ball with 7:15 left in the 2nd qtr.
End of the 1st qtr with UNI leading 14-0. ISU faces a 3rd and 3 at their own 29 to start the 2nd qtr.
UNI drives the lenght of the field--94 yards on 9 plays and ends with a 10 yard Tirrell Rennie run for a touchdown. UNI 14-0 with 1:14 left in the 1st qtr.
ISU does nothing after the INT. Their punt pins UNI down at their own 6 yard line.
ISU intercepted a Terrell Rennie pass at midfield to take over on the next possession.
Illinois State drives to their own 39 but were forced to punt. UNI takes over again at their own 20 following the punt. 9:05 left in the 1st.
UNI takes the opeing series 55 yards and is topped off by a 12 yard reception by Josh Collins from Tirrell Rennie to put the Panthers up 7-0. We have 12:20 left in the opening qtr.
Pass Intercepted by ISU with just under 2:00 to go. NDSU is out of timeouts. Game over with three kneeldowns by ISU. Final Illinois State 34 North Dakota State 24..
On a third and 10 play, ISU scores on a 49 yard swing pass to running back Ashton Leggett with 2:59 left in the game to go up 34-24.
NDSU scores on the next possession on a 26 yard reception from Mohler to Warren Holloway at the 8:07 mark of the 4th qtr to cut the lead to three. ISU 27 NDSU 24.
ISU ends the carry-over drive with a 31 yard field goal at the 11:49 mark of the 4th qtr. ISU up 27-17.