GRAND FORKS — North Dakota State quarterback Quincy Patterson scored on a 3-yard touchdown with 73 seconds remaining to help lift the No. 5-ranked Bison to a 16-10 victory against No. 10-ranked North Dakota on Saturday in Missouri Valley Football Conference play at the Alerus Center.

The Bison (4-0, 1-0 MVFC) remained undefeated, winning in Grand Forks for the first time since 1997. NDSU had lost its two previous games at the Alerus Center with the most recent coming in 2003. The Bison are 4-0 against the Fighting Hawks in the Division I era matchups between the teams.

Patterson rushed for 92 yards and a score on 19 attempts to lead the Bison.

Below are images from NDSU's victory against UND in the MVFC opener for both teams:

North Dakota State's RaJa Nelson returns a kickoff against North Dakota at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2, 2021. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's RaJa Nelson returns a kickoff against North Dakota at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2, 2021. David Samson / The Forum

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North Dakota State quarterback Quincy Patterson evades North Dakota's Jayson Coley at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2, 2021. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State quarterback Quincy Patterson evades North Dakota's Jayson Coley at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2, 2021. David Samson / The Forum


North Dakota State players celebrate their 16-10 win over North Dakota with fans at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2, 2021. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State players celebrate their 16-10 win over North Dakota with fans at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2, 2021. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's Jayden Price and Jasir Cox celebrate a fourth down stop against North Dakota at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2, 2021. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's Jayden Price and Jasir Cox celebrate a fourth down stop against North Dakota at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2, 2021. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's defensive sidelines celebrate a fourth down stop against North Dakota at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2, 2021. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's defensive sidelines celebrate a fourth down stop against North Dakota at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2, 2021. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's Dawson Weber heads upfield with an interception against North Dakota at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2, 2021. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's Dawson Weber heads upfield with an interception against North Dakota at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2, 2021. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State kicker Jake Reinholz connects on his third field goal against North Dakota at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2, 2021. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State kicker Jake Reinholz connects on his third field goal against North Dakota at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2, 2021. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's Noah Gindorff hauls in a reception over North Dakota's Noah Larson at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2, 2021. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's Noah Gindorff hauls in a reception over North Dakota's Noah Larson at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2, 2021. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State and North Dakota fans react to Bison quarterback Quincy Patterson's game clinching touchdown late in the fourth quarter at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2, 2021. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State and North Dakota fans react to Bison quarterback Quincy Patterson's game clinching touchdown late in the fourth quarter at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2, 2021. David Samson / The Forum

 North Dakota's Isaiah Smith rips off a big gain before being tackled by North Dakota State's Costner Ching at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2,2021. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota's Isaiah Smith rips off a big gain before being tackled by North Dakota State's Costner Ching at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2,2021. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's quarterback Quincy Patterson is stacked up by North Dakota's Evan Holm and Jaelen Johnson at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2,2021. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota State's quarterback Quincy Patterson is stacked up by North Dakota's Evan Holm and Jaelen Johnson at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2,2021. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota's Caleb Nelson breaks up a pass intended for North Dakota State's Christian Watson at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2,2021. David Samson / The Forum
North Dakota's Caleb Nelson breaks up a pass intended for North Dakota State's Christian Watson at the Alerus Center in Grand Forks on Saturday, Oct.2,2021. David Samson / The Forum

North Dakota State's Jake Reinholz kicks a field goal against North Dakota during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks.
Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
North Dakota State's Jake Reinholz kicks a field goal against North Dakota during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

North Dakota State's Braylon Henderson gives high fives to Bison fans following their football game against North Dakota on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks.
Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
North Dakota State's Braylon Henderson gives high fives to Bison fans following their football game against North Dakota on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

North Dakota State's Quincy Patterson scores a touchdown against North Dakota during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks.
Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
North Dakota State's Quincy Patterson scores a touchdown against North Dakota during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

North Dakota State's Jayden Price catches North Dakota’s Luke Skokna during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks.
Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
North Dakota State's Jayden Price catches North Dakota’s Luke Skokna during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

North Dakota State's Costner Ching, left, and Logan McCormick tackle North Dakota’s Otis Weah during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks.
Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
North Dakota State's Costner Ching, left, and Logan McCormick tackle North Dakota’s Otis Weah during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

North Dakota State's Dawson Weber evades a tackle after intercepting a North Dakota pass during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks.
Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
North Dakota State's Dawson Weber evades a tackle after intercepting a North Dakota pass during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

North Dakota State cheerleaders rally for a kick against North Dakota during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks.
Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
North Dakota State cheerleaders rally for a kick against North Dakota during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

North Dakota State's RaJa Nelson carries against North Dakota during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks.
Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
North Dakota State's RaJa Nelson carries against North Dakota during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

North Dakota State linebacker James Kaczor sacks North Dakota quarterback Tommy Schuster during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
North Dakota State linebacker James Kaczor sacks North Dakota quarterback Tommy Schuster during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

North Dakota State's Quincy Patterson carries against North Dakota during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks.
Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
North Dakota State's Quincy Patterson carries against North Dakota during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

North Dakota’s Bo Belquist makes a touchdown reception against North Dakota State during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
North Dakota’s Bo Belquist makes a touchdown reception against North Dakota State during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor

North Dakota State's Quincy Patterson reaches back to fake a handoff against North Dakota during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks.
Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
North Dakota State's Quincy Patterson reaches back to fake a handoff against North Dakota during their football game Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, in Grand Forks. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor