Scores

Final

North Dakota 10

(4-5, 2-4 Big Sky)

Montana State 55

(7-1, 4-1 Big Sky)

4:05 PM ET, October 27, 2012

Bobcat Stadium, BOZEMAN, MT

1 2 3 4 T
UND 7 0 3 010
MTST 14 14 7 2055

Top Performers

Passing: D. McGhee (MTST) - 259 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: C. Kirk (MTST) - 25 CAR, 160 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: J. Ellis (MTST) - 7 REC, 49 YDS, 1 TD

Montana St. 55, North Dakota 10

Associated Press

BOZEMAN, Mont. -- Cody Kirk ran for 160 yards and three touchdowns and Montana State amassed a school-record 695 yards of total offense en route to a 55-10 win over North Dakota on Saturday.

The Bobcats (7-1, 4-1 Big Sky) held North Dakota quarterback Braden Hanson to 165 yards passing a week after he threw for 660 yards against Montana.

Montana State scored touchdowns on four of its first six possessions to take a 28-7 halftime lead. Denarius McGhee was 16 of 19 for 185 yards and a touchdown in the first half and finished the game 24 of 32 for 259 yards and three touchdowns. McGhee has now thrown a touchdown pass in 33 straight games.

North Dakota(4-5, 2-4) was led by Kenny Golladay, who had four receptions for 83 yards, including a 60-yarder to set up the Fighting Sioux's lone touchdown.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UND
MTST
1st Downs940
Total Yards180695
Passing165259
Rushing15436
Penalties3-254-25
3rd Down Conversions4-158-12
4th Down Conversions0-01-1
Turnovers00
Possession24:5635:04

Passing Leaders

North DakotaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hanson15/261656.310
Montana StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
McGhee24/322598.130

Rushing Leaders

North DakotaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Miller5142.807
Sutton4133.307
Montana StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Kirk251606.4320
Davis191457.6227

Receiving Leaders

North DakotaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Golladay48320.8060
Hardin34515.0119
Montana StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Bleskin46015.0027
Ellis7497.0113

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERUNDMTST
TD07:54Shawn Johnson 41 Yd Pass From DeNarius McGhee (Rory Perez Kick) 07
TD06:35Greg Hardin 17 Yd Pass From Braden Hanson (Zeb Miller Kick) 77
TD02:30Cody Kirk 3 Yd Run (Rory Perez Kick) 714
SECOND QUARTERUNDMTST
TD13:32Cody Kirk 1 Yd Run (Rory Perez Kick) 721
TD03:04Orenzo Davis 19 Yd Run (Rory Perez Kick) 728
THIRD QUARTERUNDMTST
TD10:48Lee Perkins 9 Yd Pass From DeNarius McGhee (Rory Perez Kick) 735
FG04:32Zeb Miller 40 Yd 1035
FOURTH QUARTERUNDMTST
TD14:23Cody Kirk 10 Yd Run (Rory Perez Kick) 1042
TD09:45Jon Ellis 1 Yd Pass From DeNarius McGhee (Rory Perez Kick) 1049
TD01:46Orenzo Davis 17 Yd Run (Pat Blocked) 1055