Indiana StateSycamoresINST
4-1, 2-0 Conf
South Dakota StateJackrabbitsSDSU
1-4, 0-2 Conf

Indiana St. 38, S. Dakota State 28

BROOKINGS, S.D. -- Shakir Bell had another big game, rushing for 199 yards and two touchdowns, and Indiana State broke open a close game in the third quarter for a 38-28 win Saturday over South Dakota State.

Bell scored on runs of 30 yards in the third quarter and 4 yards in the fourth, helping extend a 10-9 halftime lead. He ran for a school-record 256 yards in the Sycamores' previous game, a victory over Youngstown State.

Ronnie Fouch threw for 168 yards and a touchdown to Brock Lough, who also ran for a score, as Indiana State (4-1) moved to 2-0 in Missouri Valley Conference play for the first time since 1996.

Austin Sumner had 305 yards passing and a touchdown to Vince Benedetto for the Jackrabbits (1-4, 0-2), but was intercepted for a touchdown by Johnny Towalid late in the third quarter. Sumner and Tyrel Kool each added short scoring runs.



2015 Missouri Valley Football Conference Standings

North Dakota State7-113-2
Illinois State7-110-2
Northern Iowa5-39-4
South Dakota State5-38-4
Western Illinois5-37-6
Indiana State3-55-6
South Dakota3-55-6
Youngstown State3-55-6
Southern Illinois2-63-8
Missouri State0-81-10