Scores

Final

North Dakota St 24

(4-3, 1-3 MVFC)

Illinois State 34

(4-3, 3-2 MVFC)

3:00 PM ET, October 16, 2010

Hancock Stadium, Normal, IL

1 2 3 4 T
NDSU 10 7 0 724
ILST 7 3 14 1034

Top Performers

Passing: M. Brown (ILST) - 186 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: A. Leggett (ILST) - 24 CAR, 146 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: A. Leggett (ILST) - 3 REC, 61 YDS, 1 TD

Illinois St. 34, N. Dakota St. 24

Associated Press

NORMAL, Ill. -- Matt Brown threw three touchdown passes and Ashton Leggett ran for 146 yards and a score as Illinois State defeated North Dakota State 34-24 on Saturday.

Leggett also caught three passes for 61 yards and a touchdown, and Erik Smith added 113 rushing yards for the Redbirds (4-3, 3-2 Missouri Valley).

D.J. McNorton led the Bison (4-3, 2-2) with 133 yards and a touchdown.

Brown had TD passes of 25, 5 and 49 yards, the last of which went to Leggett with 2:59 to play, capping an 11-play, 89-yard drive and giving the Redbirds the final points of the game.

E.J. Jones then came up with his second interception of the game to secure the victory.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
NDSU
ILST
1st Downs1424
Total Yards339473
Passing146186
Rushing193287
Penalties10-954-20
3rd Down Conversions1-89-19
4th Down Conversions0-21-1
Turnovers42
Possession24:2735:33

Passing Leaders

North Dakota StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Mohler10/181468.112
Illinois StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Brown17/291866.431

Rushing Leaders

North Dakota StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
McNorton201336.7141
Mohler6416.8148
Illinois StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Leggett241466.1122
Smith161137.1073

Receiving Leaders

North Dakota StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Grothmann14141.0041
Holloway23316.5126
Illinois StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Leggett36120.3149
Younger33812.7128

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERNDSUILST
TD08:48Tyrone Walker 25 Yd Pass From Matt Brown (Steven Fetzer Kick) 07
FG03:35Ryan Jastram 39 Yd 37
TD02:08D.J. McNorton 7 Yd Run (Ryan Jastram Kick) 107
SECOND QUARTERNDSUILST
FG09:31Steven Fetzer 23 Yd 1010
TD01:32Jose Mohler 48 Yd Run (Ryan Jastram Kick) 1710
THIRD QUARTERNDSUILST
TD10:34Matt Younger 5 Yd Pass From Matt Brown (Steven Fetzer Kick) 1717
TD05:51Ashton Leggett 1 Yd Run (Steven Fetzer Kick) 1724
FOURTH QUARTERNDSUILST
FG11:49Steven Fetzer 31 Yd 1727
TD08:07Warren Holloway 26 Yd Pass From Jose Mohler (Ryan Jastram Kick) 2427
TD02:59Ashton Leggett 49 Yd Pass From Matt Brown (Steven Fetzer Kick) 2434