CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- John Randle scored three touchdowns to lead Southern Illinois to a 45-10 victory over Missouri State on Saturday.
Saluki quarterback Nick Hill completed 20 of 26 passes for 241 yards and one touchdown for Southern Illinois (7-1, 3-1 Gateway Conference) but suffered three sacks. The team's other two touchdowns came off a 28-yard run from Deji Karim and a 58-yard run from Larry Warner. Kyle Dougherty kicked a field goal in the first period.
Missouri State (4-4, 1-3 Gateway Conference) didn't score until the end of the second period with a 37-yard field goal from Nathan Stokes. Stokes missed a field goal attempt in the first period. A touchdown came from running back Gerald Davis with 40 seconds left in the third period.
Bears quarterback Cody Kirby threw two interceptions and was sacked five times. He completed 17 passes off 33 attempts for 176 yards.
Southern Illinois had 27 first downs for the game compared to Missouri State's 19 first downs. The Salukis also bested the Bears in rushing yards 255-84 and passing yards 241-203.
The win was the 50th victory for Jerry Kill as Southern Illinois head coach.
South Carolina has decided to give up Saturday's home game against No. 7 LSU because of devastating floods that have hit the state, moving the game to Baton Rouge.
West Virginia All-Big 12 safety Karl Joseph is out for the remainder of the season after injuring his knee during a non-contact drill in Tuesday's practice.
Rutgers has reinstated senior wide receiver Leonte Carroo a day after an assault charge against him was dropped.
Tennessee senior wide receiver Alton "Pig" Howard has been dismissed from the team for a violation of team rules, coach Butch Jones announced.
UCLA junior linebacker Myles Jack has withdrawn from school and will enter the NFL draft, making the decision just weeks after suffering a season-ending knee injury.
Police charged a former Michigan football player with three felonies Wednesday related to an accusation that he filmed part of a sexual encounter with a woman without her knowledge or consent.