Scores

Final

Northern Iowa 30

(6-3, 5-1 MVFC)

Indiana State 20

(5-4, 3-3 MVFC)

3:00 PM ET, November 6, 2010

Memorial Stadium (Terre Haute, IN), Terre Haute, IN

1 2 3 4 T
UNI 10 6 7 730
INST 7 6 7 020

Top Performers

Passing: R. Fouch (INST) - 200 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: T. Rennie (UNI) - 27 CAR, 187 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: J. Hilton (INST) - 4 REC, 86 YDS, 1 TD

N. Iowa 30, Indiana St. 20

Associated Press

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. -- Tirrell Rennie rushed for 187 yards and two touchdowns to lead Northern Iowa past Indiana State 30-20 on Saturday.

Carlos Anderson added 139 rushing yards and Billy Hallgren kicked three field goals as the Panthers (6-3, 5-1) kept their hold on first place in the Missouri Valley Conference with a fourth straight win.

Darrius Gates ran for two scores and Ronnie Fouch threw for 200 yards and a TD for the Sycamores (5-4, 3-3).

After a back-and-forth first half, Matt Strathman's 3-yard TD run put Northern Iowa ahead 23-13 with 9:32 left in the third quarter. Indiana State pulled to within three on Fouch's 25-yard pass to Justin Hilton with 5:02 to play in the third before the Panthers put the game away on Rennie's 5-yard TD run with 1:39 left in the game.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
UNI
INST
1st Downs2519
Total Yards503321
Passing163200
Rushing340121
Penalties7-782-20
3rd Down Conversions7-125-14
4th Down Conversions0-03-5
Turnovers11
Possession35:0025:00

Passing Leaders

Northern IowaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Rennie9/1416311.601
Indiana StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Fouch17/362005.611

Rushing Leaders

Northern IowaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Rennie271876.9226
Anderson231396.0021
Indiana StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Gates15614.1220
Bettag13535.0035

Receiving Leaders

Northern IowaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Collins14545.0045
Oordt14444.0044
Indiana StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hilton48621.5133
Kent44010.0022

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERUNIINST
TD11:21Darrius Gates 2 Yd Run (Cory Little Kick) 07
TD08:05Tirrell Rennie 2 Yd Run (Billy Hallgren Kick) 77
FG01:06Billy Hallgren 20 Yd 107
SECOND QUARTERUNIINST
FG09:28Billy Hallgren 33 Yd 137
TD00:49Darrius Gates 6 Yd Run (Pat Blocked) 1313
FG00:00Billy Hallgren 40 Yd 1613
THIRD QUARTERUNIINST
TD09:32Matt Strathman 3 Yd Run (Billy Hallgren Kick) 2313
TD05:02Justin Hilton 25 Yd Pass From Ronnie Fouch (Cory Little Kick) 2320
FOURTH QUARTERUNIINST
TD01:39Tirrell Rennie 5 Yd Run (Billy Hallgren Kick) 3020