FARGO, N.D. -- D.J. McNorton rushed for 250 yards and three touchdowns and North Dakota State ran away from South Dakota in the second half for a 38-16 victory Saturday night.
Dante Warren led the Coyotes (2-2) with 83 rushing yards and two touchdowns.
North Dakota State took command in the third quarter after trailing 13-7 at halftime. McNorton scored on a 53-yard run while Jensen found the end zone from 1 yard out and connected with Holloway on a 58-yard touchdown pass.
After a field goal by South Dakota made it 28-16 early in the fourth, McNorton put the game away on a 21-yard TD run with 8:52 remaining.