Minnesota 31, Northern Illinois 20
Sept. 24, 1988
Metrodome (40,007)

Scoreboard
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2
3
4
Final
Northern Illinois
3
14
3
0
20
Minnesota
0
17
0
14
31

Scoring Summary
NIU
UM
1st Qtr NIU-9:19-Ivanic 22 FG
3
0
2nd Qtr UM-14:57-Berglund 23 FG
3
3
  UM-13:13-Gaiters 79 punt return (Berglund kick)
3
10
  NIU-10:32-Royster 35 pass from Taylor (Ivanic kick)
10
10
  NIU-5:24-Taylor 9 run (Ivanic kick)
17
10
  UM-2:02-Bruce 27 pass from Schaffner (Berglund kick)
17
17
3rd Qtr NIU-8:36-Ivanic 30 FG
20
17
4th Qtr UM-5:44-Gaiters 3 pass from Schaffner (Berglund kick)
20
24
  UM-0:48-Schaffner 2 run (Berglund kick)
20
31

 
Northern Illinois
Minnesota
First Downs
20
16
Rushing Yards
64/267
43/133
Passing Yards
73
136
Net Yards
340
269
Att/Comp/Int
10/3/1
19/12/0
Punts/Avg
6/34.5
6/44.8
Fumbles/Lost
2/1
1/0
Penalties/Yards
5/50
5/50
Possession Time
33:03
26:57

Rushing
UM D. Thompson - 25/102 yards
NIU Dach - 34/167 yards
Passing
UM Schaffner - 10/7/0, 72 yards, 2 TDs
  Holt - 9/5/0, 64 yards
NIU Taylor - 10/3/1, 73 yards, 1 TD
Receiving
UM Bruce - 4/61 yards, 1 TD
  Gaiters - 3/37 yards, 1 TD
NIU Royster - 2/51 yards, 1 TD