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Montana St. 25, N. Colorado 7

Sep 26, 2009 - 10:54 PM GREELEY, Colo. (AP) -- Mark Iddins threw two touchdown passes and Montana State used a swarming defense to defeat Northern Colorado 25-7 in Big Sky Conference play Saturday.

Iddins was 18-for-28 for 173 yards passing for Montana State (2-1, 1-0), which built a 17-0 halftime lead on TD passes to Elvis Akpla and Everett Gilbert. Aaron Mason ran for 82 yards and Jason Cunningham kicked three field goals for the Bobcats.

Northern Colorado (1-3, 0-2) managed only 105 yards of total offense. Quarterback Bryan Waggener was 12-of-24 passing for 68 yards with an interception.

The Bears' only points came on a 2-yard pass from backup quarterback Dylan Orms to Denzel Hutchings with 1:11 left.