Win Probability 100%

SDSU
NDSU
NDSU 100%

SDSU

21

NDSU

44

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • SDSU357
    • 608NDSU
  • Turnovers

    • SDSU1
    • 0NDSU
  • Possession

    SDSUNDSU
    34:4425:16
  • 1st Downs

    • SDSU17
    • 25NDSU

Game Information

Fargodome
  • Fargo, ND 58105
Attendance: 18,286
12/15/2018 Associated Press

Stick leads NDSU over Jackrabbits, into FCS title game

Quarterback Easton Stick ran for 169 yards and three touchdowns and threw for another score to help North Dakota State defeat rival South Dakota State 44-21 in the FCS semifinals Friday night.

Scoring Summary

1234T
South Dakota State7014021
North Dakota State7721944
first QuarterSDSUNDSU
TD
5:11
Easton Stick 5 Yd Run (Cam Pedersen Kick)
9 plays, 80 yards, 4:56
07
play
Stick runs in 5-yard TD (0:22)

On the QB draw, Easton Stick runs in a 5-yard touchdown to put North Dakota State on the board 7-0. (0:22)

TD
0:51
Pierre Strong Jr. 30 Yd Run (Chase Vinatieri Kick)
7 plays, 75 yards, 4:20
77
play
Strong runs it to the house (0:44)

South Dakota State's Pierre Strong Jr. follows his blockers, then executes a beautiful jump cut and runs into the end zone for a 30-yard touchdown to tie the game at 7-7. (0:44)

second QuarterSDSUNDSU
TD
1:35
Easton Stick 34 Yd Run (Cam Pedersen Kick)
4 plays, 66 yards, 1:34
714
play
Stick erupts and powers in a 34-yard TD (0:42)

On a QB draw, Easton Stick takes the snap burst through the massive hole, stiff arms the last defender and punches in a 34-yard touchdown. (0:42)

third QuarterSDSUNDSU
TD
14:25
Bruce Anderson 1 Yd Run (Cam Pedersen Kick)
2 plays, 81 yards, 0:35
721
play
Wilson's 78-yard run sets up 1-yard TD (1:01)

Seth Wilson bursts for a 78-yard run, then Bruce Anderson jumps over the pile for a 1-yard run and a North Dakota State 21-7 lead. (1:01)

TD
10:57
Blake Kunz 8 Yd pass from Taryn Christion (Chase Vinatieri Kick)
7 plays, 75 yards, 3:28
1421
play
Christion throws laser to Kunz for 8-yard TD (0:15)

South Dakota State's Taryn Christion connects with Blake Kunz on the slant route for 8-yard touchdown to cut North Dakota State lead to 21-14. (0:15)

TD
5:52
Bruce Anderson 14 Yd pass from Easton Stick (Cam Pedersen Kick)
10 plays, 75 yards, 5:05
1428
play
Anderson hauls in 14-yard TD (0:22)

QB Easton Stick finds a wide-open Bruce Anderson for a 14-yard touchdown and a 28-14 North Dakota State lead. (0:22)

TD
3:32
Bruce Anderson 41 Yd Run (Cam Pedersen Kick)
3 plays, 50 yards, 1:13
1435
play
Anderson turns on the jets for a 41-yard TD (0:28)

North Dakota State's Bruce Anderson breaks a tackle and takes it to the house for a 41-yard touchdown and 35-14 lead. (0:28)

TD
0:27
Cade Johnson 52 Yd pass from Taryn Christion (Chase Vinatieri Kick)
6 plays, 75 yards, 3:05
2135
fourth QuarterSDSUNDSU
FG
6:21
Cam Pedersen 32 Yd Field Goal
15 plays, 61 yards, 9:06
2138
TD
4:05
Easton Stick 28 Yd Run ( PAT failed)
3 plays, 38 yards, 1:25
2144

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