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WATCH: The Bison Media Zone Postgame Show vs. Samford

The InForum sports team breaks down the North Dakota State Bison vs. Samford Bulldogs playoff game.

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FARGO — North Dakota State scored the game's first 24 points and leaned on its defense to earn a 27-9 victory against the Samford Bulldogs on Friday night in the NCAA Division I FCS quarterfinals before 11,825 fans at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome.

The Bison (11-2) advanced to the FCS semifinals for the 11th time in the past 12 seasons.

NDSU quarterback Cam Miller completed 15 of 18 passes for 194 yards and a touchdown. The Bison defense held Samford scoreless through three quarters.

WDAY's Dom Izzo and Forum reporters Jeff Kolpack, Mike McFeely and Eric Peterson broke down NDSU's playoff victory against Montana.

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Peterson covers college athletics for The Forum, including Concordia College and Minnesota State Moorhead. He also covers the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks independent baseball team and helps out with North Dakota State football coverage. Peterson has been working at the newspaper since 1996.
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