Austin Peay 14

(0-5, 0-3 away)

Butler 21

(1-4, 1-1 home)

2:00 PM ET, October 2, 2004

Butler Bowl, Indianapolis, IN

1 2 3 4 T
PEAY 7 0 7 -14
BUT 6 8 7 -21

Top Performers

Passing: J. Kellogg (PEAY) - 249 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: C. Fletcher (PEAY) - 16 CAR, 74 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: P. Curran (PEAY) - 7 REC, 117 YDS

Butler 21, Austin Peay 14

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Butler's Ian Nelson and Derek North rushed for one touchdown apiece as the Bulldogs defeated Austin Peay 21-14 on Saturday.

Nelson, who totaled 81 yards on 20 carries while completing 11-of-19 passes for 151 yards, broke free for a 14-yard run at the 8:10 mark of the first quarter to give Butler (1-4) a 6-0 lead, but Eric Neumeier's extra point was blocked. Neumeier also missed two field goals.

North followed in the second quarter with his own 14-yard run. Nelson ran the ball in for the two-point conversion to give the Bulldogs a 14-7 lead.

Butler's final scoring play came on special teams when Matt McCanna returned a punt 66 yards with 12:29 left in the third quarter, making the score 21-7.

The Governors (0-5) took their only lead of the game in the first quarter on Jesse Kellogg's 66-yard touchdown pass to Paul Derrick with 3:45 left in the period.

Kellogg completed 16-of-34 passes for 249 yards with a touchdown and an interception.

Chris Fletcher scored Austin Peay's other touchdown on a 12-yard run with 6:27 remaining. Fletcher rushed 16 times for 75 yards.