Sinkfield can't come up with the pass on 1st down but Wes Smith gets it almost on the same fly pattern from 32 yards out. PAT is good.
UNI brings it within 6,
NDSU 20 UNI 14, 7:44 left in the 3rd qtr.
Johnson with another run. This time up the middle for three to the NDSU 46.
3rd & 7 Sinkfield catches the pass in front of NDSU's Williams to the NDSU 32.
Johnson with a nice sweep to the right to get another UNI first down to the NDSU 49.
Johnson gets four on the first down play.
2nd & 6 -- UNI 32 Kollmorgen hit as he throws. Pass goes over the head of Johnson.
3rd & 6 -- Owens catches across the middle and runs just enough for the first down to the 38.
Chad Owens catches the Kollmorgen pass for 9.
2nd & 1 Johnson runs and gets the first down to the UNI 27.
NDSU's kickoff is returned by Anderson from the 1 but only gets to the UNI 17. NDSU player injured on the play is Jeremy Gordon, a backup DE but looks alright.
NDSU went right down the field on that drive and seemed motivated after the halftime break to get the ball in the end zone.
Let's see how UNI responds.
Crockett goes up the middle for six for the NDSU TD.
PAT from Keller is good but there is a flag on the play. UNI with 12 players on the field, NDSU declines.
NDSU 20 UNI 7, 11:51 left in the 3rd qtr.
Ojuri gets seven on the next play to the Panther 15.
2nd & 3 Andrew Bonnet with a catch on the outside.
1st & goal for the Bison at the UNI 6.
Ojuri gets two on the next play.
2nd & 8 from the UNI 35. Kevin Vaadeland with a catch over the middle from the TE position to the UNI 22.
Crockett with a huge sweep to the right on the first play of from scrimmage. He gets to the Panther 37.
The UNI kickoff is returned out of the end zone by Marcus Williams but he gets back to just the NDSU 20.
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.