The crowd in the UNI Dome is starting to leave. Not sure I would put it out of reach quite yet.
2nd & 14 from the UNI 19 -- Vaadeland catches the Jensen pass in the end zone from 19 yards out for the NDSU TD.
PAT is good.
NDSU 30 UNI 14 with 12:38 left in the game.
That might have been the dagger.
Time out by NDSU as the play clock was winding down.
We have 12:43 left in the game with NDSU leading 23-14.
Lateral to Ryan Smith is recovered by Smith but the Bison lose 4.
2nd & 14 from the UNI 19.
Huge play call here. NDSU is going for it.
Believe they have the stronger line.
Jensen with the QB keeper up the middle for the first down at the UNI 15.
The 3rd down play is a designed QB sweep to the left and he gets very close to the first down marker. The officials will stop play to measure.
NDSU is about a foot short of the first down.
2nd & 5 -- UNI 21-- Crockett gets two on the play to set up a 3rd & 3 at the 19.
Huge stop defensive stop needed for UNI here. A NDSU TD might be too much for UNI to overcome in this final period.
Crockett gets five on the last play of the 3rd qtr.
NDSU will have it 2nd & 5 at the UNI 21 when we start the 4th qtr. NDSU leads 23-14.
Vraa slips as he was wide open on the 1st down play.
2nd & 10 from the UNI 44-- Vraa does not slip on on virtually the same out pattern as the prior play. He gets to the UNI 26.
Marcus Williams picks off a long pass from Kollmorgen and returns to the UNI 44. We have 41 seconds left in the 3rd qtr.
The NDSU is returned by Anderson from his 2 out to the UNI 25.
Crockett up the middle for three to the UNI 27.
2nd & 7 -- pass is tipped into the air intended for Vraa but falls incomplete.
3rd & 7 -- Huge play here.
NDSU spreads out with 5 WRs.
The Jensen pass is broken up to set up a 4th & 7--44 yard FG attempt from Keller and it is good.
NDSU 23 UNI 14 with 1:02 left in the 3rd qtr.
Ojuri up the middle for four.
2nd & 6 from the NDSU 48 -- What a leaping catch by Trevor Gebhart to the UNI 30.
Smith catches it across the middle to move the chains for the Bison at the NDSU 44.
1st & 10 play is thrown out of bounds by Jensen, intended for Smith.
2nd & 10 -- NDSU 29 Ojuri on a swing pass out of the backfield gets just four to set up 3rd & 6 from the NDSU 33.
2nd & 14 -- Nate Moody gets five to the NDSU 33.
3rd & 9 -- Dome is rocking but NDSU converts the 1st down. to their own 44. Flag on the play with a personal foul on the Bison to send them back to their own 29.
Ojuri gets one on first down.
2nd & 9 from the NDSU 12. Ryan Smith with a catch near the sidelines and gets the Bison out of their own territory to the NDSU 32.
Crockett loses 4 on the next play.
The UNI KO is fumbled by NDSU's Crockett at the goalline. He recovers its but only gets out to the NDSU 11.
Huge drive for the Panthers to come up with an answer to the NDSU opening half score. We still have a ball game.
NDSU's turn to respond.