Stick propels N. Dakota St. to 55-0 win over Missouri St.

FARGO, N.D. (AP) Easton Stick threw four touchdown passes Saturday to lead North Dakota State to a 55-0 win over Missouri State and clinch a share of its fifth-straight conference title.

Stick completed 15 of his 20 throws for 189 yards, finding Connor Wentz, Jeff Illies, Bruce Anderson and Zach Vraa for touchdowns.

Lance Dunn ran for 125 yards on eight carries, including a 60-yard touchdown in the third quarter for the game's final score, and King Frazier also ran for a touchdown as North Dakota State dominated the Bears in total offense 601-171.

The Bison (9-2, 7-1 Missouri Valley) converted three Missouri State turnovers into touchdowns, including Caleb Butler's fumble recovery in the end zone for the first points of the game.

Missouri State (1-10, 0-8) was led by Brodie Lambert, who was 9 of 21 for 62 yards passing and an interception.

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