NDSU drubs UND

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FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State held North Dakota with­out a first down for more than 40 min­utes and cruised to a 34-9 vic­tory in the first football game be­tween the long­time ri­vals in 12 years.

Car­son Wentz threw four touch­down passes for the Bi­son (2-1), in­clud­ing a pair to RJ Urzen­dowski. North Dakota State spot­ted North Dakota a field goal to start the game and then reeled off 34 unan­swered points.

The Bi­son fin­ished with a 377- 61 ad­van­tage in to­tal yardage and 21-3 edge in first downs.

North Dakota (2-1) did not get a first down un­til 4:45 re­mained in the third quar­ter.

The ri­valry was the long­est se­ries in Di­vi­sion II football when it ended in 2003 af­ter NDSU de­cided to move up to Di­vi­sion I and UND stayed put. UND went D-I in 2008.

Car­son Wentz

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