By Chris Palmquist
BROOKINGS, S.D.--For the third-straight game No. 17 Northern Iowa went into overtime, this time against No. 25 South Dakota State, and for the fourth straight week, the Panthers came up short, losing Saturday 37-34.
Sawyer Kollmorgen went 30-40 passing for 306 yards and 3 touchdowns without an interception.
After the teams traded field goals in the first overtime period, UNI kicked another in the second overtime. SDSU answered with a 14-yard touchdown pass from Austin Sumner to Brandon Hubert to end the game.
Northern Iowa falls to 4-4 on the season, and is winless in Missouri Valley Conference play at 0-4. They will try for their first conference win next week on the road against Illinois State. Kickoff is set for 1 PM.