Ryan Katz threw for 241 yards and three touchdowns as San Diego State outlasted North Dakota 49-41 on Saturday night.
San Diego (AP) Ryan Katz threw for 241 yards and three touchdowns as San Diego State outlasted North Dakota 49-41 on Saturday night.
Adam Muema rushed for 124 yards and Walter Kazee added 105 for the Aztecs (2-1).
Marcus Hendrickson connected on 27 of 50 passes for 434 yards and four TDs for North Dakota (2-1). Three TDs went to Greg Hardin, who had eight receptions for 142 yards.
Hendrickson's 15-yard scoring pass in to Tyrhe Ivery brought North Dakota within 49-41 with 6:17 remaining. UND got the ball back with 1:52 left, but came up a half-yard short on a fourth down pass play at its 38-yard line, and San Diego State ran out the clock.
The temperature at kickoff was 97 degrees, the hottest for a San Diego state home game since September 8th, 1984.