Indiana State Sycamores (3-7)


Northern Iowa jumps out early, holds off Indiana State 17-9

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) Will McElvain threw a touchdown pass and Trevor Allen ran for another score in the first half, and Northern Iowa held off Indiana State for a 17-9 victory on Saturday night.

The FCS seventh-ranked Panthers (7-3, 5-1 Missouri Valley Football Conference) remain a game back of conference leader and top-ranked North Dakota State. Indiana State (3-7, 1-5) has lost four straight games.

McElvain threw a 25-yard TD pass to Suni Lane, Matthew Cook kicked a 22-yard field goal and Allen ran into the end zone from the 13 as the Panthers led 17-6 at halftime.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: K. Wilderman882
Passing TDs: K. Wilderman6
Rushing Yards: P. Kerlegrand661
Rushing TDs: C. Childers3
Receiving Yards: D. Hendrix526
Receiving TDs: D. Caton2
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2019
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/31 at Kansas L 17 - 24
9/7 vs. Dayton L 35 - 42
9/14 vs. Eastern Kentucky W 19 - 7
9/21 vs. Eastern Illinois W 16 - 6
10/5 at South Dakota L 0 - 38
10/12 vs. Western Illinois W 20 - 10
10/19 vs. South Dakota State L 23 - 42
10/26 at Illinois State L 7 - 24
11/2 vs. Southern Illinois L 14 - 23
11/9 at UNI L 9 - 17
11/16 vs. Youngstown State 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET6:00 GMT2:00 北京时间11:00 MST12:00 CST1:00 EST
11/23 at Missouri State 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET8:00 GMT4:00 北京时间1:00 MST2:00 CST3:00 EST
Missouri Valley
  Conference Overall
1 North Dakota State 6-0 10-0
4 Northern Iowa 5-1 7-3
7 Illinois State 4-2 7-3
8 South Dakota State 4-2 7-3
Southern Illinois 4-2 6-4
South Dakota 3-3 4-6
Youngstown State 1-5 5-5
Indiana State 1-5 3-7
Missouri State 1-5 1-8
Western Illinois 1-5 1-9
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3275 (93)
Passing Yards: 1694 (104)
Rushing Yards: 1581 (50)
Points per game: 16.0 (118)
Yards per game: 327.5 (101)
Touchdowns: 17 (118)
Field Goals: 12 (23)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3300 (31)
Passing Yards: 1507 (5)
Rushing Yards: 1793 (90)
Points per game: 23.3 (30)
Yards per game: 330.0 (19)
Touchdowns: 29 (42)
Field Goals: 8 (44)
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