Live box score: UND vs. Abilene Christian, 3 p.m.
The Fighting Hawks look to bounce back from a rare home loss last Saturday to No. 1 South Dakota State.
GRAND FORKS — UND and Abilene Christian will face off for the first time in a non-conference battle Saturday at 3 p.m. at the Alerus Center.
Live updates of scoring plays, as well as available video, will be posted below as it happens.
Abilene Christian 7, UND 0, 8:37 left: Abilene Christian marches on its second drive. After a questionable pass interference call on C.J. Siegel, ACU hits a 5-yard touchdown pass from Maverick McIvor to Kobe Clark.
Abilene Christian 7, UND 3, 4:56 left: A long kick return by Red Wilson, coupled with a late-hit call, gives the Hawks great field position. A 17-yard pass from Tommy Schuster to Bo Belquist sets up first-and-goal from the 6 but UND has to settle for a short Brady Stevens 20-yard field goal.
UND 10, Abilene Christian 7, 13:34 left: Bo Belquist catches a 4-yard comeback route on first-and-goal to give the Fighting Hawks their first lead. Belquist's 37-yard catch earlier in the drive put UND in good position.
Abilene Christian 14, UND 10, 3:46 left: On third-and-5 from the 11, UND cornerback Edmund Ocansey trips trying to cover Tristan Golightly, who catches the easy score.
UND 17, Abilene Christian 14, 1:12 left: Facing third-and-10 from the 15, UND went to Garett Maag twice. Once, for the first down. Then, for the 4-yard touchdown catch.
UND 20, Abilene Christian 14, :02 left: UND gets an extra three before half. ACU with a quick three-and-out and a shanked punt sets up Tommy Schuster's 30-yard bomb to Jack Wright. Brady Stevens drills one from 34 yards out to give the Hawks some momentum.
UND 20, Abilene Christian 17, 5:40 left: A brutal incomplete pass ruling on what replays show to be a fumble helps ACU pull within a field goal. Blair Zepeda hits from 30 yards out.
UND 27, Abilene Christian 17, 2:38 left: Tommy Schuster finds a deep ball to Caden Dennis down the sideline for a 31-yard gain. On the next play, Tyler Hoosman goes up over the pile for a 2-yard touchdown run.
UND 27, Abilene Christian 24, 1:13 left: A huge 91-yard kick return by Davion Johnson sets up a strange third-and-goal from the 12. For the second time in the game, a UND cornerback — C.J. Siegel this time — falls over on a 50-50 ball. The Wildcats score and cut the lead to three.
UND 34, Abilene Christian 24, 9:49 left: A Malachi Buckner interception sets up a score. On third-and-goal from the 5, UND hands off to Tyler Hoosman who spins his way to a touchdown.
UND 34, Abilene Christian 31, 7:48 left: A 25-yard pass from Maverick McIver to Kobe Clark sets up a 1-yard touchdown run for Rovaughn Banks.