(4-3, 1-3 MVFC)
(4-3, 3-2 MVFC)
3:00 PM ET, October 16, 2010
Hancock Stadium, Normal, IL
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
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.