|N. Iowa dominates second half in 31-17 win over S. Dakota St.|
|Written by Admin|
|Saturday, 15 September 2007 19:27|
BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) -Corey Lewis scored three touchdowns, and Northern Iowa came from behind in the second half to beat South Dakota State 31-17.|
Lewis rushed for 125 yards and scored on runs of 7, 5 and 2 yards for the fourth-ranked Panthers (3-0). The Jackrabbits, who led 14-13 at the half, are 0-3 for the second straight season.
Lewis also caught 10 passes for 164 yards, helping UNI pile up 514 total yards. Eric Sanders completed 27 of 32 passes for 330 yards. He also scored on an 11-yard run that put the Panthers up 31-14.
Lewis gave UNI a 7-0 lead on the Panthers' first possession, but SDSU responded with two straight touchdowns. JaRon Harris, who had five catches for 91 yards, caught a 57-yard scoring pass from Ryan Berry to tie the game.
Berry completed 16 of 25 passes for 183 yards.
The Jackrabbits went up 14-7 on Cory Koenig's 2-yard run with 5:10 to play in the first quarter. They took a 14-13 lead into halftime.
Koenig led SDSU with 52 yards on 14 carries.
SDSU's only scoring in the second half was Parker Douglass' 37-yard field goal with 1:28 remaining.
Billy Hallgren kicked a 21-yard field goal for UNI.
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