Scores

Final

Indiana State 10

(0-3, 0-2 away)

SE Missouri St 13

(2-1, 2-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, September 15, 2007

Houck Stadium, Cape Girardeau, MO

1 2 3 4 T
INST 0 3 0 710
SEMO 3 10 0 013

Top Performers

Passing: R. Murphy (INST) - 203 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: T. Holloman (SEMO) - 33 CAR, 141 YDS

Receiving: V. Anderson (SEMO) - 6 REC, 75 YDS

SE Missouri 13, Indiana St. 10

Associated Press

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP)Southeast Missouri held off a fourth-quarter comeback and defeated Indiana State 13-10 on Saturday.

Houston Lillard threw a 22-yard touchdown pass to Miles Edwards with 7 seconds left in the first half to put Southeast Missouri ahead 13-3. Trailing 13-3 in the fourth quarter, Indiana State threatened a comeback, beginning when Ryan Patrick returned a punt 34 yards into Southeast territory with just over four minutes remaining.

After a late hit penalty on Southeast, Reilly Murphy threw a 34-yard touchdown pass to Rafael Price to make the score 13-10.

Southeast Missouri punted on the next possession, and Indiana State took control at its own 46 with a little more than three minutes to play before a turnover on downs. Lillard threw completed 13 of 18 passes for 159 yards for Southeast, and Timmy Holloman rushed 33 times for 141 yards.

Murphy completed 13 of 27 passes for 203 yards. Doug Spada connected on field goals of 38 and 25 yards for Southeast in the first half before Corey Varnadore made a 37-yard field goal to pull Indiana State within 6-3.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
INST
SEMO
1st Downs2221
Total Yards355360
Passing203159
Rushing152201
Penalties2-2010-78
3rd Down Conversions0-00-0
4th Down Conversions0-00-0
Turnovers30
Possession23:4236:18

Passing Leaders

Indiana StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Murphy13/272037.510
Southeast Missouri StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Lillard13/181598.810

Rushing Leaders

Indiana StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Murphy17774.500
Barcliff12352.900
Southeast Missouri StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Holloman331414.300
Anderson4256.300

Receiving Leaders

Indiana StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Gray25025.000
Price24522.510
Southeast Missouri StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Anderson67512.500
Edwards34013.310

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERINSTSEMO
FG03:49Doug Spada 38 Yd 03
SECOND QUARTERINSTSEMO
FG05:49Doug Spada 25 Yd 06
FG01:27Corey Varnadore 37 Yd 36
TD00:07Miles Edwards 22 Yd Pass From Houston Lillard (Doug Spada Kick) 313
FOURTH QUARTERINSTSEMO
TD04:13Rafael Price 34 Yd Pass From Reilly Murphy (Corey Varnadore Kick) 1013