NDSU scores on the 13th play of a 61 yard drive on a 1 yard run by quarterback Brock Jensen. We have 10:48 left in the 1st half with NDSU leading 7-0.
NDSU has moved the ball with two first downs as we end the 1st qtr. NDSU is at the MSU 39 yard line as we start the second frame.
MSU also goes three and out. The Perez punt is fair caught and NDSU will start at their own 32. We have 2:41 left in the 1st.
NDSU again goes three and out on their possession. MSU returns the Prelvitz punt to the to their own 26.
MSU goes three and out on their possession. The MSU punt by Rory Perez is fair caught at their own 33. We have 4:55 left in the 1st quarter.
NDSU goes three and out on their first possession. MSU takes over following the punt at their own 30.
MSU took three first downs and drove to the NDSU 28 but a sack by the Bison forced a punt. The MSU punt goes into the endzone. NDSU starts at their own 20.
NDSU wins the coin toss and defered to the second half. MSU starts at their own 15 yard line following the NDSU kickoff.
NDSU wins 43-17. The final stats for yards was NDSU with 482 yards. RMU had 307 yards.
Just some notes, NDSU's quarterback Brock Jensen has broke a NDSU postseason game record with 229 yards. It looks like NDSU will be playing Montana State next week.
NDSU's CB Josh Gatlin intertcepts the ball. NDSU scores from 28 yards out on the ground from backup running back MIke Siegers on the first play after the INT. NDSU is up 43 - 17 with 5:31 left in the game.
NDSU takes the safety kick 4 plays 55 yards with McNorton taking the last 12 yards on the ground for the score. NDSU 36 RMU 17 with 6:24 left in the game.
RMU fumbles the kickoff and RMU starts from their 2 yard line. On the first play, NDSU's DE Matt Gratzek sacks Colonial quarterback Jeff Sinclair in the end zone for a safety. We have 8:43 left in the game with NDSU leading 29 - 17.
NDSU takes the next possession six plays 84 yards with the big play a screen pass to DJ McNorton for 61 yards to take it to the five yard line. NDSU would score on the next play on a quarterback keeper from five yards out by Jensen. NDSU 27 RMU 17 8:57 left in the game.
RMU takes the drive to the NDSU 28 before stalling but kicker Greg Langer kicks a 46 yard attempt to draw the Colonials even closer at 20-17 with 12:05 left in the game.
RMU just intercepted NDSU's Jensen and will take over at their own 47.
RMU takes the next possesion 78 yards on just six plays to bring them within six. Russ ends the drive with a nine yard run to get the score. NDSU 20 RMU 14 0:03 left in the third qtr.
RMU just punted and NDSU dodged a bullet with a muffed punt catch. But on the first play after the fumble DJ McNorton scored on a 49 yard catch on one play. NDSU leads 20 - 7 with 2:04 left in the 3rd qtr.
The two teams have exchanged two, 3 and outs. RMU has the ball currently with 2:40 left in the 3rd qtr at their own 10.
After a RMU punt, NDSU was also forced to punt but RMU fumbled the punt and NDSU was set up at the 5 yard but NDSU running back DJ McNorton fumbled the ball on a 4th and 1. RMU ball at their own 3. We have 6:00 left in the third quarter. We are NDSU 13 RMU 7.