Scores

Final

Indiana State 15

(4-3, 2-2 MVFC)

North Dakota St 27

(5-3, 2-3 MVFC)

4:00 PM ET, October 23, 2010

Fargodome, Fargo, ND

1 2 3 4 T
INST 3 9 0 315
NDSU 0 7 14 627

Top Performers

Passing: R. Fouch (INST) - 330 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: D. McNorton (NDSU) - 24 CAR, 146 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: J. Hilton (INST) - 9 REC, 96 YDS, 1 TD

N. Dakota St. 27, Indiana St. 15

Associated Press

FARGO, N.D. -- D.J. McNorton rushed for 146 yards and two touchdowns Saturday as North Dakota State rallied for a 27-15 victory over Indiana State.

The Bison (5-3, 2/3 Missouri Valley) trailed 12-0 before McNorton scored on a 3-yard with 35 seconds left in the first half. McNorton, who also led the team with 86 yards on three receptions, added another 3-yard scoring run in the fourth quarter.

Daniel Eaves put North Dakota ahead for the first time with a 53-yard interception return in the third quarter, and Derrick Lang added a 1-yard TD run.

Ronnie Fouch completed 25 of 47 passes for 330 yards and a touchdown for Indiana State (4-3, 2-2). Justin Hilton had nine catches for 96 yards, including a 13-yard touchdown with 3:02 left in the first half that put the Sycamores up 12-0.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
INST
NDSU
1st Downs2117
Total Yards357381
Passing330185
Rushing27196
Penalties6-5514-128
3rd Down Conversions3-154-12
4th Down Conversions0-20-0
Turnovers21
Possession27:5632:04

Passing Leaders

Indiana StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Fouch25/473307.011
North Dakota StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Mohler12/201859.300

Rushing Leaders

Indiana StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Lough4256.3015
Gates9141.608
North Dakota StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
McNorton241466.1223
Sigers5204.0016

Receiving Leaders

Indiana StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hilton99610.7120
Kent56713.4022
North Dakota StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
McNorton38628.7061
Holloway44511.3017

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERINSTNDSU
FG05:19Cory Little 24 Yd 30
SECOND QUARTERINSTNDSU
SF06:25Billy Turner Tackled By - Team In End Zone 50
TD03:02Justin Hilton 13 Yd Pass From Ronnie Fouch (Cory Little Kick) 120
TD00:35D.J. McNorton 3 Yd Run (Ryan Jastram Kick) 127
THIRD QUARTERINSTNDSU
TD09:18Daniel Eaves 53 Yd Interception Return (Ryan Jastram Kick) 1214
TD04:22Derrick Lang 1 Yd Run (Ryan Jastram Kick) 1221
FOURTH QUARTERINSTNDSU
FG08:45Cory Little 22 Yd 1521
TD04:29D.J. McNorton 3 Yd Run (Two-Point Run Conversion Failed) 1527