North Dakota State forced five Western Illinois turnovers Saturday night in Macomb and cruised past the Leathernecks, 34-7. NDSU remains perfect all-time in Macomb, improving to 6-0.
The Bison defense picked off WIU quarterback Sean McGuire three times and forced a fumble, which Dan Marlette scooped and scored for a 38 yard touchdown.
Lance Dunn and Ty Brooks added rushing touchdowns and Darrius Shepherd scored his fifth touchdown of the season.
Easton Stick completed 11 of 20 passes for 123 yards and didn’t turn the football over.
It wasn’t a perfect game for the Bison as three starters left with injuries, Bruce Anderson, Robbie Grimsley and Tanner Volson. Volson is the only player that returned to the lineup.
Jeff Kolpack, Eric Peterson, Mike McFeely and Dom Izzo recap the game and discuss the national landscape as the Bison improve to 6-0.