SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — No. 6-ranked North Dakota State scored 25 points in the first half and rolled to 25-0 victory against Missouri State on Saturday in Missouri Valley Football Conference play at Plaster Stadium.

The Bison (3-1, 1-1 MVFC) rebounded from a 24-point road loss at Southern Illinois a week before that ended NDSU's 39-game winning streak, a Division I FCS record.

NDSU rushed for 272 yards against the Bears, including a Jalen Bussey 53-yard touchdown run in the second quarter that gave the Bison a 15-0 lead with 6 minutes, 24 seconds to play in the first half. NDSU quarterback Zeb Noland added an 81-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Braylon Henderson that gave the Bison a 25-0 lead with eight seconds to play before halftime.

Bison defensive end Spencer Waege had a big game with three sacks and a forced fumble.

Below are images from the Bison victory:

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North Dakota State cornerback Josh Hayes breaks up a pass intended for Missouri State's Jeremiah Wilson on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State cornerback Josh Hayes breaks up a pass intended for Missouri State's Jeremiah Wilson on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State defenders Michael Tutsie, James Kaczor and Dom Jones take down Missouri State's Damoriea Vick on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State defenders Michael Tutsie, James Kaczor and Dom Jones take down Missouri State's Damoriea Vick on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State gets ready to take the field against Missouri State on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo.
David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State gets ready to take the field against Missouri State on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's Dominic Gonnella fends off Missouri State's Lucas Eatman on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo.
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North Dakota State's Dominic Gonnella fends off Missouri State's Lucas Eatman on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State quarterback Zeb Noland fires a pass to Jake Lippe on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo.
David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State quarterback Zeb Noland fires a pass to Jake Lippe on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's Eli Mostaert celebrates a sack against Missouri State on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo.
David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's Eli Mostaert celebrates a sack against Missouri State on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State wide receiver Braylon Henderson is congratulated by teammate Jake Lippe after his 81-yard touchdown reception on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo.
David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State wide receiver Braylon Henderson is congratulated by teammate Jake Lippe after his 81-yard touchdown reception on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State wide receiver Braylon Henderson leaves Missouri State's Mikey Miles behind on his 81-yard touchdown reception on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo.
David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State wide receiver Braylon Henderson leaves Missouri State's Mikey Miles behind on his 81-yard touchdown reception on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's Jake Reinholz hits a 38-yard field goal against Missouri State on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo.
David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's Jake Reinholz hits a 38-yard field goal against Missouri State on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State running back Jalen Bussey breaks away from Missouri State's Kyriq McDonald on his 53-yard touchdown scamper on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State running back Jalen Bussey breaks away from Missouri State's Kyriq McDonald on his 53-yard touchdown scamper on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's Brayden Thomas (98) blocks a Missouri State field goal attempt on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo.
David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's Brayden Thomas (98) blocks a Missouri State field goal attempt on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's Luke Weerts celebrates his tackle on Missouri State's on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo.
David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's Luke Weerts celebrates his tackle on Missouri State's on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's Garret Wegner takes off on a fake punt against Missouri State on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo.
David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's Garret Wegner takes off on a fake punt against Missouri State on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State wide receiver Braylon Henderson leaves  Missouri State defenders Mikey Miles and Kyriq McDonald behind on a 81-yard touchdown reception before halftime on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo.
David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State wide receiver Braylon Henderson leaves Missouri State defenders Mikey Miles and Kyriq McDonald behind on a 81-yard touchdown reception before halftime on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State running back Jalen Bussey gets a lift from teammate Zach Kubas after his 53-yard touchdown run against Missouri State on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State running back Jalen Bussey gets a lift from teammate Zach Kubas after his 53-yard touchdown run against Missouri State on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's Noah Gindorff hauls in a 7-yard touchdown reception against Missouri State on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's Noah Gindorff hauls in a 7-yard touchdown reception against Missouri State on Saturday, March 6, 2021, in Springfield, Mo. David Samson / The Forum