1st & 10 from the 17. Jensen hits Smith for 16.
1st & 10 at the NDSU 33. Dinwiddie gets eight on the first down run.
2nd & 2 from the NDSU 41. Zach Vraa with the catch for an NDSU first down with a gain of 7.
3rd & 4. Donovan Harden gets the first down on a reverse, although it looked like he got a very favorable spot to get the ISU first down at the 28.
Dunn gets nothing and nearly fumbles on the next play.
Brown's 2nd down pass is batted by Christain Duztak
3rd & 10. ISU gets nine from Dudley but ISU will have to punt and goes out of bounds at the NDSU 17.
We have 12:57 left in the 2nd qtr with ISU leading 10-7.
Dunn gets two on first down to the ISU 20.
2nd & 8. Brown gets four on the qb keeper. That is the last play of the first qtr.
ISU will have 3rd & 4 from the ISU 24 when the 2nd qtr begins.
That is just what NDSU needed in this game. They needed something to get a spark and this did just that.
ISU's kickoff is returned just to the ISU 18.
NDSU answers right back with Marcus Williams on a 98 yard kickoff return for a touchdown.
Adam Keller's PAT is good. NDSU cuts into the ISU lead.
ISU 10 NDSU 7 with 1:25 left in the 1st qtr.
ISU's 3rd down pass is incomplete but ISU does get a 33 yard field goal from Nick Aussieker to put ISU up 10-0 with 1:41 left in the 1st qtr.
ISU has had two big pass plays to get to the NDSU 23.
Brown has an incompletion and a keeper to set up a 3rd & 3 at the NDSU 16.
The punt from Ben LeCompte is not returned at the ISU 21.
We have 3:33 left in the 1st qtr with ISU leading 7-0.
Jensen play action pass and over shoots Andrew Okland.
2nd & 10 from the 32, Jensen with a qb keeper and gets four.
3rd & 6 from the NDSU 36. Jensen overthrows Smith and will set up another NDSU punt.
John Crockett gets just one up the middle on first down.
Crockett gets a big game to the left out to the NDSU 32 on second down.
Huge TD for the Redbirds.
The ISU kickoff is returned by Marcus Williams from the goalline and only gets to the NDSU 15.
Dunn gets four on the 1st & goal play to the NDSU 5.
2nd & goal. Brown hits TE Jordan Neukrich for the Redbird touchdown. PAT from Nick Aussieker is good.
ISU 7 NDSU 0 with 6:00 left in the opening quarter.
Brown gets six on the first down play to the NDSU 29 on a qb keeper.
And does it again on 2nd down for another ISU first down with a gain of nine to the NDSU 20.
ISU goes hurry up and Brown's pass is not well thrown to get and down play.
Phil Dudley gets nothing on a screen pass to the left.
3rd & 10 from the NDSU 20. Neblett gets a screen pass to the right and makes some nice moves to get the first down to the NDSU 9.
Dunn gets five on the 1st down play.
2nd & 5 from the 41. Brown hits his tight end James O'Shanughnessy for six to the NDSU 35.
Lechein Neblett gets nine on a pass from Matt Brown to the ISU 49.
Darrelynn Dunn gets five on the 2nd down play to get the Redbird first down at the NDSU 46.
Ojuri gets just one on first down.
2nd & 9. Ryan Smith gets a pass from Jensen but it was behind him, incompletel
3rd & 9 from the NDSU 33. Jensen is sacked on the play for a loss of 8. Punting time for the Bison.
4th & 17. The punt goes out of bounds at the ISU 40. We have 11:17 left in the opening quarter.
Sam Ojuri gets two on the first down play.
Jensen hits Trevor Gebhart on the catch for seven.
3rd &1 from 29. Ojuri gets the first down for a gain of three.
1st & 10 at the NDSU 32.
NDSU's Devoon Dinwiddie returns a short kickoff but gets just to the NDSU 20.
Illinois State has won the coin toss and chosen to defer to the second half so NDSU will get the ball to begin the game.
YSU runs three plays up the middle for little gain. That is it. This game is over.
NORTH DAKOTA STATE 45 YOUNGSTOWN STATE 7.
It is amazing how dominate NDSU seemed in this game pitting two top three ranked teams in the country.