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PHOTOS: Scenes from a comeback Bison football road victory at Southern Illinois

NDSU rallied in the fourth quarter for a Missouri Valley Football Conference victory in Carbondale.

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North Dakota State's Jake Lippe gestures for a first down against Southern Illinois during their football game Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Carbondale, Illinois.
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CARBONDALE, Ill. — North Dakota State scored the first 14 points in the fourth quarter and held off a late Southern Illinois rally to earn a 21-18 victory Saturday in Missouri Valley Football Conference play at Saluki Stadium.

The Bison (8-2, 6-1 MVFC) have won three consecutive games. NDSU senior linebacker had a team-high 14 tackles against the Salukis.

Bison running back TaMerik Williams rushed for 56 yards and touchdown on 12 attempts. His 3-yard TD run gave the Bison a 21-10 lead with 4 minutes, 40 seconds to play in the fourth quarter.

NDSU rushed for 149 yards on 37 attempts, averaging 4.0 yards per carry.

Below are scene's from NDSU's road victory at Southern Illinois:

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North Dakota State's Spencer Waege celebrates a quarterback sack against Southern Illinois during their football game Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Carbondale, Illinois.
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North Dakota State's Kobe Johnson carries against Southern Illinois during their football game Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Carbondale, Illinois.
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North Dakota State's Zach Mathis makes a catch in front of a Southern Illinois audience during their football game Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Carbondale, Illinois.
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North Dakota State's Zach Mathis gestures for a first down against Southern Illinois that was called back during their football game Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Carbondale, Illinois.
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North Dakota State's Hunter Luepke carries against Southern Illinois during their football game Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Carbondale, Illinois.
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North Dakota State's Cam Miller starts a touchdown run against Southern Illinois during their football game Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Carbondale, Illinois.
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North Dakota State's Cole Payton carries against Southern Illinois during their football game Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Carbondale, Illinois.
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North Dakota State's TaMerik Williams makes a touchdown against Southern Illinois during their football game Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Carbondale, Illinois.
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North Dakota State's Joe Stoffel carries against Southern Illinois during their football game Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Carbondale, Illinois.
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North Dakota State's Jaxon Duttenhefer celebrates a tackle against Southern Illinois during their football game Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Carbondale, Illinois.
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North Dakota State signals the start of the fourth quarter of their football game against Southern Illinois on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Carbondale, Illinois.
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North Dakota State's Javier Derritt pressures Southern Illinois’ Nic Baker during their football game Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Carbondale, Illinois.
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North Dakota State's Jake Lippe dives for a pass against Southern Illinois during their football game Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Carbondale, Illinois.
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North Dakota State's TaMerik Williams carries against Southern Illinois during their football game Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Carbondale, Illinois.
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North Dakota State's Eli Green reaches for a pass against Southern Illinois during their football game Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Carbondale, Illinois.
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North Dakota State's Dawson Weber intercepts a Southern Illinois pass during their football game Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Carbondale, Illinois.
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North Dakota State's Kobe Johnson is congratulated for his touchdown against Southern Illinois during their football game Saturday, Nov. 12, 2022, in Carbondale, Illinois.
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Peterson covers college athletics for The Forum, including Concordia College and Minnesota State Moorhead. He also covers the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks independent baseball team and helps out with North Dakota State football coverage. Peterson has been working at the newspaper since 1996.
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