A false start foul and an incomplete pass sets up a 49 yard FG attempt by Ryan Jastram and he hits it. NDSU now leads 31 - 14 with 6:25 left in the 3rd qtr.
NDSU is driving once again. The Bison are down to the Minnesota 26 yard line on this opening possession but now face a 3rd and 3 from there.
NDSU takes over at their own 13 after a short return by Ojuri.
NDSU gets the ball first in the second half after Minnesota won the toss in the opening half and took the ball then.
Minnesota throws an interception on the last play be Colten Eagle and a lateral back to Marcus Williams sends NDSU to the endzone just before the half.
NDSU takes a 28 - 14 halftime lead on this wild play. I have to wonder why Minnesota just didn't run the ball out on that play.
Minnesota has a 3rd & 3 with 7 seconds left at the 45. The pass on 3rd pass is incomplete.
Minnesota appears to be going for it on 4th down with 5 seconds left. NDSU uses a timeout.
Minnesota returns the kickoff to the Minnesota 48 but the Gophers have jsut 0:16 left.
McNorton scores on the next play. NDSU leads 21 - 14 with just 24 seconds left in the half.
Jensen with the QB keeper to set the Bison up with a 1st & goal a tthe 2.
DJ McNorton with a big run to the Minnesota 13 yard line.
NDSU returns the Minnesota kickof back to their own 29.
Minnesota converts the third down and score from 30 yards out on the next play from Donnell Kirkwood to tie the game at 14 - 14. We have 2:11 left in the first half.
Minnesota has driven down to the NDSU 33 but face a 3rd and a foot now.
Minnesota is driving after the poor field position to start the drive. They are out to their own 40 yard line currently on several nice running plays.
The kickoff by NDSU sends Minnesota is downed at the 5 yard line by the kick returner taking a knew when fielding the ball.
Sam Ojuri takes the ball in from the three to give NDSU the lead. The Bison lead 14 -7 with 7:30 left in the opening half.
NDSU now is at the Gopher 12 with 8:25 left in the opening half.
A Jensen QB scramble has NDSU down ot the Minnesota 3 with a 2 & 1.
NDSU is driving with two passes (15 in a row now) deep. NDSU is now a the Minnesota 32.
Just a stat from the SID from NDSU. QB Brock Jensen has completed 13 straight passes over two games (the Bison school record is 16).
Leevon Perry sacks Gray (NDSU's third sack on this drive) and forced a Gopher punt.
NDSU fair catches the punt at their own 17. We have 11:17 left in the opening half.