(4-1, 2-0 MVFC)
(3-2, 0-2 MVFC)
2:00 PM ET, October 2, 2010
Fargodome, Fargo, ND
Passing: M. Barr (WIU) - 175 YDS, 2 TD
Rushing: C. Ray (WIU) - 19 CAR, 119 YDS, 1 TD
Receiving: W. Holloway (NDSU) - 7 REC, 184 YDS
FARGO, N.D. -- Caulton Ray rushed for 106 yards and a touchdown and Matt Barr threw two TD passes to Lito Senatus as Western Illinois defeated North Dakota State 28-16 Saturday.
Bryce Flowers added 82 rushing yards and a score for the Leathernecks (4-1, 2-0 Missouri Valley), who won their third straight.
Brock Jensen passed for 239 yards and scored on a 1-yard run for the Bison (3-2, 0-2). Ryan Jastram kicked three field goals.
Barr connected with Senatus for a 6-yard TD pass in the first quarter for the game's first points and found him again with a 1-yard scoring pass in the third for a 28-13 lead.
Ray and Flowers both scored in the second quarter, and Western Illinois took a 21-6 lead into halftime.