UND football GameCenter: Live scoring for No. 2 Fighting Hawks vs. No. 4 North Dakota State

UND will look to go 5-0 in its first season in the Missouri Valley Football Conference at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Gate City Bank Field at the Fargodome.

No. 2 UND and No. 4 North Dakota State are set to kickoff at 2:30 p.m. on March 20, 2021, at the Fargodome.

Video and descriptions of each scoring play will be posted below.

First quarter

NDSU 7, UND 0, 14:10 left: Bison waste no time getting the scoring started. After a 20-yard gain on third-and-10 from starter Zeb Noland to Christian Watson, NDSU busts a huge gain from fullback Hunter Luepke, who barrels 55 yards into the end zone. The play was originally ruled down at the 1 but was overturned.

NDSU 7, UND 6, 4:47 left: After Hayden Galvin intercepts Zeb Noland, UND's Otis Weah rushes 74 yards on the very next play for a touchdown. UND's Adam Stage misses the extra point.


Second quarter

NDSU 14, UND 6, 11:11 left: Bison methodically march down the field on a drive of 8 minutes, 31 seconds, led by fullback Hunter Luepke, who punches in an 8-yard score to finish it off.

NDSU 21, UND 6, 1:06 left: NDSU quarterback Zeb Noland throws up a long bomb to Christian Watson, who gets away with a little pushoff to haul in a 63-yard score.


Third quarter

NDSU 21, UND 13, 12:01 left: Tommy Schuster heats up on UND's first drive of the second half. With the help of a Bison offsides, Schuster hits Garett Maag for a 20-yard pickup. Schuster follows with a 21-yard strike to rookie wide receiver Bo Belquist.

NDSU 28, UND 13, 4:38 left: Bison with another methodical scoring drive, powered by Luepke. He scores from 5 yards out to cap a 14-play, 75-yard, seven-plus-minute drive.

Fourth quarter

NDSU 31, UND 13, 14:05 left: Griffin Crosa 41-yard field goal sneaks through the uprights.

NDSU 34, UND 13, 7:57 left: After a Tommy Schuster interception, Crosa connects on a 35-yard field goal.


Miller has covered sports at the Grand Forks Herald since 2004 and was the state sportswriter of the year in 2019 and 2022.

His primary beat is UND football but also reports on a variety of UND sports and local preps.

He can be reached at (701) 780-1121, or on Twitter at @tommillergf.
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