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Eastern IllinoisPanthersEIU
5-2, 4-0 Conf
35
Final
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EIU21014035
MURR7714028
28
Murray StateRacersMURR
1-6, 0-4 Conf

Eastern Illinois 35, Murray State 28

MURRAY, Ky. (AP) -- Lucius Seymour returned an interception 43
yards for a tie-breaking score as Eastern Illinois beat Murray
State 35-28 on Saturday.

It was the second of two turnovers that Eastern Illinois
converted into touchdowns in the third quarter.

Seymour's return of a pass by quarterback Ken Topps with 6:26
left in the third quarter put Eastern Illinois up for good. Vincent
Webb had an 83-yard touchdown run in the first quarter and finished
with 164 yards for the Panthers (5-2, 4-0 Ohio Valley Conference).

Topps rushed for 131 yards and threw for two touchdowns for the
Racers (1-6, 0-4 OVC), who led 28-21 with 9:45 left in the third
quarter after Nick Turner returned a punt 65 yards for a score.

Tristan Burge recovered a Murray State fumble on the goal line
with 7:28 left in the third to even the score at 28-28. It was
Burge's second fumble recovery that he ran in for a touchdown. The
first was a 68-yard return in the first quarter.

Murray State ran up 433 yards of offense, but committed six
turnovers.

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2015 Ohio Valley Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Jacksonville State8-013-2
Eastern Illinois7-17-5
Tennessee-Martin6-27-4
Eastern Kentucky5-36-5
Southeast Missouri State3-44-7
Tennessee Tech3-54-7
Murray State2-63-8
Tennessee State1-64-6
Austin Peay0-80-11