2016 ScheduleAll times ET

2016 Schedule
1st in MVFC
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Highlights: Deiondre' Hall

The Bears grabbed another safety in Round 4, taking Hall. Check out some of the Northern Iowa product's best highlights.

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Northern Iowa plucks ISU's Harris to be new AD

Northern Iowa has hired David Harris, who has worked in Iowa State's athletic department since 2006, to replace former AD Troy Dannen, who left for Tulane, as the school's athletic director.

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North Dakota State dispatches Northern Iowa (1:12)
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Bison special teams proves to be the difference (1:55)
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Bruce Anderson refuses to go down

Northern Iowa simply could not knock Anderson off his feet, and his 97-yard kickoff return gave North Dakota State its first lead of the game and would ultimately stand as the winning play.

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LeCompte: 'It's more than just a punt game' (1:32)
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Klieman: 'So happy, what a team win' (1:19)
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North Dakota St. advances in FCS playoffs

Although it took NDSU awhile to get going, the Bison took care of Northern Iowa, capping a 23-13 win with this safety late in the fourth.

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NDSU increases lead over Northern Iowa

A pair of long plays earlier on this drive set up North Dakota State on the 4-yard line, and King Frazier easily ran it in for a TD. NDSU leads 21-10, and there's just under 7 minutes left in the game on ESPN.

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LeCompte hits perfect punt

NDSU's Ben LeCompte punted the football 31 yards and downed it at UNI's 4-yard line, showing off backspin that would impress Roger Federer. North Dakota State leads 14-10 in the 4th quarter on ESPN.

UNI has lead over NDSU to open 2nd half

Northern Iowa held the four-time defending champion Bison to a season-low 79 yards of total offense in the first half. Is North Dakota State's 17-game win streak in the FCS playoffs in trouble? Live on ESPN, WatchESPN

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UNI forces fumble against NDSU

The Panthers are proving they can hang with No. 3 North Dakota State in the first half, turning this fumble (forced by Deiondre' Hall) into a field goal just a few minutes later. UNI leads 10-7 on ESPN.

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NDSU quarterback is going down

Northern Iowa ended the first quarter against NDSU with a statement, thanks to this sack from Jared Farley.

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NDSU ties game late in first

Chase Morlock ran it in from one yard out to get North Dakota on the board and tie the FCS quarterfinal against UNI at 7. The game is in the first quarter on ESPN.

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Smith gives UNI the early lead

Brandon Smith's third catch of the season might just have been one of his biggest, as he hauled in a 25-yard pass for a TD despite an NDSU defender draped all over him. It's 7-0 in the first quarter on ESPN.

Watch: Northern Iowa vs. North Dakota St.

North Dakota State, who's already beaten Northern Iowa earlier this season, has the highest chance (33%) among the remaining teams to win the FCS championship, according to ESPN's FPI. Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

2016 MVFC Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Illinois State0-00-0
Indiana State0-00-0
Missouri State0-00-0
North Dakota State0-00-0
Northern Iowa0-00-0
South Dakota0-00-0
South Dakota State0-00-0
Southern Illinois0-00-0
Western Illinois0-00-0
Youngstown State0-00-0