Dowling with a 12 yard punt return.
1st & 10 at the Towson 49. West for 4 on run up the middle.
2nd & 6 at the NDSU 47. Nine yard gain by Dowling.
1st & 10 at the NDSU 38. Throw away by Athens after getting pressured.
2nd & at the NDSU 38. West up the middle for 6.
3rd & 4 at the NDSU 32. West on the run and gets 5 for a first down.
1st & 10 at the NDSU 21. Crockett with the catch for 8.
2nd & 2 at the NDSU 29. False start by NDSU
2nd & 7 at the NDSU 24. Another NDSU foul for delay of game.
2nd & 12 at the NDSU 19. Jensen with the qb keeper but just a 3 yard gain.
3rd & 9 at the NDSU 22. Pass to Trevor Gebhart is too high and incomplete.
Towson stops the Bison again.
Towson punt goes out of bounds at the NDSU 21 where the Bison will start. We have 11:28 left in the first half.
1st & 10 at the Towson 31. West carry for no gain.
2nd & 10 at the Towson 31. West for 4.
3rd & 6 at the Towson 35. False start on Towson.
3rd & 11 at the Towson 30. Marcus Williams with a nice pass defense. Towson will be punting.
Huge stop by the Tigers defense there after their offense scored on the prior drive. Let's see how the Bison defense fairs on this drive.
1st & 10 at the NDSU 23. Ojuri with a 2 yard gain.
2nd & 8 at the NDSU 25. Flee flicker by the Bison but Jensen overthrows Zach Vraa.
3rd & 8 at the NDSU 25. Ojuri catch but its short of the first down.
4th & 4 at the NDSU 29. Punt is downed at the Towson 31.
We have 13:20 left in the first half.
The Tigers kickoff is returned by John Crockett but gets just to the NDSU 23 after starting in the end zone.
Huge drive for the Tigers there. I know a number thought that this would be a NDSU easy victory. It does not seem that way right now.
We shall see how the 2nd qtr goes.
1st & 10 at the NDSU 11. Backup QB Connor Frazier on the run for 3.
2nd & 10 at the NDSU 8. West on the run for 5.
3rd & 2 as the NDSU 3. West up the middle (47th this year) for 3 yards and a TD.
PAT by Drew Evangelista is good.
Towson 7 NDSU 7 at the end of 1st qtr.
2nd & 11 at the Towson 33. Brian Dowling on the catch for 7.
3rd & 3 at the Towson 40. Dowling with another catch and run for 37. And NDSU gets a personal foul as well at the end of the play for knocked out of bounds too late.
2nd & 8 at the Towson 37. Emmanual Holder with the catch to the Towson 49 but there is a unsportsmanlike conduct foul to move it back 15.
1st & 10 at the Towson 34. False start Towson.
1st & 15 at the Towson 29. Athens on the run after being pressured on the pass play--gain of 4.
Towson is short.
4th & 2 feet. 3 yard gain by Athens.
1st & 10 at the Towson 35. Towson run up the middle for 2.
1st & 10 at the Towson 23. Pass is batted down by the NDSU line.
2nd & 10 at the Towson 23. West on the run up the middle for 8.
3rd & 2 at the Towson 31. Towson with the carry. He gets right to the marker. They will need to measure it.
Brian Dowling on the kick return to the Towson 23.
Huge drive by NDSU there. The field is still getting chewed up.
1st & 10 at the NDSU 46. John Crockett on a huge run down to the Towson 21.
1st & 10 at the Towson 21. R. Smith with an 8 yards gain.
2nd & 2 at the Towson 13. Crockett on the carry for seven and a 1st & goal at the 6.
1st & goal at the Towson 6. Crockett again but just gets one.
2nd & goal at the Towson 5. Jensen on the QB keeper for no gain but there is a face masking call on Towson so it will be first goal at the Towson 2.
1st & goal at the Towson 2. Crockett up the middle for the Bison TD. Call is being video reviewed but it appears it will stand and it does.
PAT by Adam Keller is Good.
NDSU 7 Towson 0 with 5:34 left in the 1st qtr.
NDSU defense plays well. The biggest issue right now is the turf at Toyota Stadium. The turf is coming up all over the place. A number of officials are trying to get the turf back in place as is coming up.
1st & 10 at the Towson 17. Illegal subsitution on Towson.
1st & 15 at the Towson 12. West on the carry for two.
2nd & 13 at the Towson 14. Darius Victor on the carry for 6.
3rd & 7 at the Towson 20. Pass incomplete.
4th & 7 at the Towson 20. Punt by Jake Ryder is returned by Ryan Smith to the NDSU 46.
We have 8:23 left in the 1st qtr.
Big stop by the Towson defense there. With the poor field position, we will see if their offense can do something.
1st & 10 at Towson 4. Terrance Williams on the carry for no gain.
2nd & 10 at the Towson 4. Towson false start penalty. The nearly 90% NDSU crowd hear is making a lot of noise.
2nd & 12 at the Towson 2. West on the carry for 5.
3rd & 7 at the Towson 7. Derrick Joseph with a catch from Peter Athens for 10 yards and a first down.
1st & 10 at the NDSU 25. Ryan Smith with a 16 yard sweep.
1st & 10 at the NDSU 41. False start NDSU foul.
1st & 15 at the NDSU 36. Andrew Bonnet catch for 4 yards from Brock Jensen.
2nd & 11 at the NDSU 40. Towson wraps up Sam Ojuri in the backfield for a two yard loss.
3rd & 13 at the NDSU 38. Pass incomplete.
4th & 13 at the NDSU 38. NDSU punt goes out of bounds at the Towson 7. Flag on the play is a holding call on Towson so they will be at the 3 now.