N Dakota St. blanks Incarnate Word 58-0

North Dakota State's R.J. Urzendowski scores on an 80-yard pass from quarterback Carson Wentz in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Incarnate Word Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at Fargodome in Fargo, N.D. (AP Photo/Bruce Crummy)
Bruce Crummy

FARGO, N.D. (AP) Carson Wentz passed for 237 yards and three touchdowns, and John Crockett rushed for two more as North Dakota State extended its winning streak to 27 games with a 58-0 blanking of Incarnate Word on Saturday.

The Bison (3-0) are three-time defending FCS champs and put on a show for ESPN's Game Day, which traveled to Fargo.

North Dakota State allowed Incarnate Word (0-3) a yard on the game-opening drive, returned the punt 47 yards and, two plays later Wentz connected with Jeff Illes from the 11.

Wentz hit RJ Urzendowski for a 60-yard score. The Bison scored on all four possessions in the third quarter with Crockett and Chase Morlock wrapping rushing touchdowns around an Incarnate Word fumble in the first 5 minutes.

UIW, in its second season of Division-I football, was making its first road trip north of Arkansas. The Cardinals were held to 150 yards of offense.

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