College football roundup: 1028; Jacks win 2OT thriller over Northern Iowa
BROOKINGS – Austin Sumner found Brandon Hubert for a 14-yard touchdown to seal a 37-34 double-overtime victory for South Dakota State University over Northern Iowa Saturday in Brookings.
The Jackrabbits (5-4, 2-3 MVFC) prevailed after UNI kicker Tyler Sievertsen missed a 30-yard field goal wide right at the end of regulation.
Sumner finished with 239 yards on 22-of-34 passing and two touchdowns in the Missouri Valley Football Conference win for the Jackrabbits.
SDSU’s star running back Zach Zenner carried the ball 31 times for 106 yards and a score, while Hubert led the Jackrabbit’s receiving corps with nine catches for 118 yards and two touchdowns.
After a bye week, SDSU will play its final regular-season home game of the season against Indiana State at 2 p.m. Nov. 9 in Brookings.
Illinois State 28, South Dakota 14
NORMAL, Ill. — Blake Winkler passed for 181 yards and a career-high three touchdowns to help the host Redbirds defeat the Missouri Valley Conference rival Coyotes.
The redshirt freshman went 9-of-20 with two interceptions and connected with three different receivers for first-half touchdowns as Illinois State (4-4, 3-2 MVC) stayed unbeaten at home. Marshaun Coprich rushed for 108 yards and a touchdown for his fourth 100-yard game in a row.
Kevin Earl went 22-of-47 for 256 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions for South Dakota (4-4, 3-2), which snapped a three-game winning streak. Jordan Roberts ran for 85 yards and a score, and Riley Donovan had a game-high seven catches for 109 yards.
Winkler, who had never thrown more than two touchdowns in a game, completed six passes in the first half with three going for touchdowns. He started with a 33-yard scoring pass to Corey Shandrick midway through the opening quarter, and followed with a 43-yard TD strike to Phil Dudley and a 35-yarder to Scott Kuehn in the second quarter for a 21-7 lead at intermission.
Coprich ran for 27-yard score to make it 28-7 with 8:42 remaining in the third quarter. The Coyotes scored on a 2-yard pass from Earl to Terrance Terry early in the fourth quarter but got no closer.
University of Sioux Falls 27, Augustana College 10
SIOUX FALLS — The University of Sioux Falls maintained possession of the “key to the City” trophy by topping crosstown rival Augustana 27-10 Saturday in Sioux Falls.
The Cougars (5-3) were led by junior running back Nephi Garcia, who rushed for 159 yards and three scores in the win.
Wide receiver turned quarterback Carrington Hanna continued to take snaps for USF and finished 21-for-37 passing for 199 yards. Hanna added 19 carries for 49 yards on the ground.
Augustana (3-5) quarterback Trey Heid had 187 yards on 27-of-48 passing in the loss, while Dajon Newell rushed nine times for 59 yards and the lone Viking touchdown.
The Cougars play Upper Iowa at 6 p.m. Saturday in Fayette, Iowa, while the Vikings host Concordia-St. Paul at 1:05 p.m. Saturday in Sioux Falls.
St. Cloud State 64, Northern State 7
ST. CLOUD, Minn. – The Northern State University football team committed six turnovers in a 64-7 loss to No. 22 St. Cloud State Saturday in St. Cloud, Minn.
SCSU quarterback Phillip Klaphake finished with 295 yards on 22-of-30 passing and five touchdowns in the win.
NSU quarterback Jared Jacobson had 109 yards passing and found Cam Pudwill for the lone score for the Wolves.
The NSU rushing attack was led by Sean Schweichler, who finished with 18 carries for 64 yards in the loss.
The Wolves (3-5) play the University of Mary at 1 p.m. Saturday in Aberdeen.
SD Mines 69, Dakota State 25
RAPID CITY — The South Dakota School of Mines and Technology football team topped in-state rival Dakota State University 69-25 Saturday in Rapid City.
The Hardrockers continued to use two quarterbacks in the win with Evan Sanders seeing the bulk of the playing time.
Sanders finished with 278 yards on 19-of-28 passing and threw for four touchdowns, while Ben Broeker threw for 113 yards and two scores.
Marshall Davis caught seven passes for 104 yards and a touchdown to lead the Hardrocker receivers.
Quarterback Cole Whisenhunt led the Trojans with 291 yards on 31-of-49 passing and tossed three touchdowns. Whisenhunt added 17 carries for 119 yards on the ground.
DSU wide receiver Zach Ely finished with a game-high 10 receptions for 122 yards and two touchdowns.
The Hardrockers (5-3) play Fort Hays State (Kan.) at 1 p.m. Saturday in Hays, Kan., while DSU (2-6) plays Mayville State at 3 p.m. Saturday in Mayville, N.D.
Mayville State 42, Presentation College 33
ABERDEEN — The Saints dropped its final home football game of the season to Mayville State 42-33 Saturday in Aberdeen.
Presentations College (4-3) was led by Devin Mohn with 26 carries for 189 yards and two touchdowns in the loss.
Saints quarterback Stephen Braswell threw for 194 yards and two scores.
PC plays Jamestown at 1 p.m. Saturday in Jamestown, N.D.
Colorado State-Pueblo 51, Black Hills State 17
SPEARFISH — The Black Hills State University football team is still looking for its first win of the season after falling 51-17 to Colorado State-Pueblo Saturday in Spearfish.
The win was a RMAC record 28th in a row for the ThunderWolves.
BHSU (0-7) was led by quarterback Ward Anderson, who threw for 296 yards on 35-of-58 passing and tossed for two touchdowns. Anderson added 44 yards rushing in the loss.
The Yellow Jackets play New Mexico Highlands at 2 p.m. Saturday in Las Vegas, N.M.