South Dakota St. defeats Northern Iowa 37-34 in OT

Austin Sumner threw three touchdowns to help South Dakota State

defeat Northern Iowa 37-34 in overtime in a Missouri Valley

Conference game on Saturday.

Sumner was 22-of-34 and 239 yards, hitting wide receiver Brandon

Hubert for two touchdowns including one with a minute left in the

fourth quarter to send the game into overtime and another in

overtime to clinch the win for the Jackrabbits (5-4, 2-3 MVC).

Running back Zach Zenner rushed for 106 yards and one

touchdown.

South Dakota State scored first in OT on a 26-yard field goal by

Justin Syrovatka. The Panthers (4-4, 0-4) answered with a pair of

field goals to take the game to 34-31.

Sumner’s 14-yard touchdown pass to Hubert capping a 4-play drive

sealed the victory for the Jackrabbits.

The loss is the fourth straight for the Panthers, who are now

tied with Indiana State for last in the MVC.