NDSU can't do much with the fumble recovery. The Bison actually go backwards. It is 4th & 14 at the 35.
The Eagles JC Sherritt just hit the 400 mark on tackles, which is an all time EWU record.
Third straight turnover for the Eagles. Mitchell fumbles a qb draw play. NDSU returns it to the EWU 31.
EWU returns the ensuing kickoff back to the 42.
NDSU's Marcus Williams intercepts Mitchell and returns it for a touchdown. The return is six yards. We are again tied, 24 a piece with 8:44 left in the 3rd qtr.
NDSU doesn't make. DT Williams breaks up the play. Jensen tried to pass. EWU takes over at the 1 and a 1/2.
Jensen runs down in between the 1 and 2 yard lines. It is 4th and a 1/2 yard.
NDSU has a 3rd and 6 at the 7.
The field ruling stands so it will NDSU 1st & 10 at the EWU 21.
EWU fumbles the ball on a wide receiver screen. NDSU recovers at the EWU 21. This play will also be reviewed by the TV review officials.
NDSU goes three and out. EWU kneels down with it at their own 17.
EWU needs to kickoff from their 15 following the penalty. EWU kicks away from Siegers but Howard returns it to the NDSU 46 so the Bison will have good field possession.
EWU returns the favor with Jesse Hoffmann returning the next kickoff 88 yards to put the Eagles up by a touchdown. He also had an unsportsmanlike penatly that will be placed on the next kickoff. EWU 24 NDSU 17 with 14:34.
Mike Siegers returns the opening kickoff for a touchdown. It is a 94 yard return for the score. We are now tied early in the 3rd qtr. EWU 17 NDSU 17 with 14:44 left in the 3rd.
The snow is starting to pickup a little bit.
My keys, NDSU turned over the ball once when they could have gotten a field goal before the half. Although the block field goal was almost like a turnovers so we probably are about even. NDSU gets the ball to begin the 2nd half.
There is a little snow starting to fall in Cheney now.
At the half, Jones has 203 yards on the ground on just 12 carries with a TD for EWU. McNorton got 44 yards with a TD for NDSU.
Jesse Hoffmann picks off Jensen on a one-on-one play. We will go to the halftime break with EWU leading 17 - 10.
NDSU driving inside the EWU 20 yard line--literally in the red zone. But is currently 3rd & 10 with :14.