Total yards: NDSU 159 yards, UNI 126
Redzone chances: NDSU 4 (converted on 3), UNI 1 (converted the 1)
Turnovers: UNI 2, NDSU 0
3rd down conversions: UNI 1 of 4, NDSU 3 of 7
The biggest stat is the turnover one with NDSU being +2. The blocked FG for UNI has kept it a one score game.
NDSU will get the opening kickoff.
Johnson gets five but UNI will take it to the halftime break.
NDSU 13 UNI 7.
Now, will UNI try to move the ball. The Panthers have one time out left.
Anderson returns from his goalline to the Panther 27. 37 seconds left.
Huge play on the UNI defense here to hold NDSU to a FG attempt.
Jensen slips on a qb keeper and gets nothing on the play. It looked like he had the
4th & 2 -- 28 yard FG attempt from Keller is good.
NDSU 13 UNI 7 with 44 seconds left in the opening half.
Vraa can't make the catch on the 2nd down play.
3rd & 2 form the UNI 11.
UNI with a TO. 56 seconds left in the half.
Vraa with a great catch on the sidelines for eight.
2nd & 2 from the UNI 11.
Ojuri with a screen pass down to the UNI 19.
Johnson hit for a two yard loss.
2nd & 12 from the UNI 46--Anderson with a short three yards on the pass play.
3rd & 9 Kollmorgen hit with a blitz and fumbles it as he drops back to pass. NDSU recovers on the UNI 34. 1:28 left in the half.
1st & 10 -- UNI 28 LeMaster back in the game after the big hit and makes the catch out to the Panther 45.
The NDSU KO goes into the end zone but it is returned to the UNI 28.
Huge turnover by UNI after the Panther defense stopped NDSU for their first punt of the game.
Let's see how UNI responds.
Crockett nearly gets in but stumbles at the five trying. UNI called for a roughing the passer call to set up a 1st & goal at the 3.
Crockett gets in from there. PAT from Keller is good.
NDSU back on top, NDSU 10 UNI 7 with 3:37 left in the 2nd qtr.
Crockett gets a yard on the first down play.
2 & goal from the UNI 8.
Vraa with a catch but it is 3 yards short of the 1st down marker.
NDSU to punt on 4th & 3 from the UNI 49. UNI fumbles the punt return and NDSU gets the ball at the UNI 9.
We have 4:31 left in the opening half with UNI leading 7-3.
Ojuri gets five on 1st down.
2nd & 5 -- NDSU 47 Jensen can't get away on this pass attempt and is sacked.
3rd & 13 for NDSU at the NDSU 39.
Jensen with great escape in the backfield and runs for a Bison first down to the NDSU 42.
Ojuri for no gain on 1st down.
2nd & 10 --UNI 25 Smith catches the pass for seven to set up a 3rd & 3.
NDSU needs a good drive here as they have been able to move it down the field but just have stalled for FG attempts before.
The UNI KO goes to the end zone and is downed. 1st & 10 at the NDSU 25.