(1-1, 0-1 away)
(1-1, 1-0 home)
4:00 PM ET, September 12, 2009
Plaster Sports Complex, Springfield, MO
Passing: C. Thompson (UTM) - 195 YDS, 1 INT
Rushing: M. Barnes (UTM) - 19 CAR, 85 YDS
Receiving: E. Williams (UTM) - 5 REC, 53 YDS
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Quarterback Cody Kirby ran for 36 yards and a touchdown and threw for another 103 yards to lead Missouri State to a 24-14 win over Tennessee-Martin Saturday.
Kirby?s second-quarter 11-yard run gave Missouri State (1-1) a 17-7 halftime lead over UT-Martin (1-1).
Missouri State also scored on a 2-yard run by Jonathan Davis and a field goal by Matt Hottelman. UT-Martin scored on a 5-yard run by Brandyn Young.
The Bears and Skyhawks traded touchdowns in the third quarter. Mikael Cooper-Falls scored on a 9-yard run for Missouri State and Tevi Barksdale took it in from 1-yard out for UT-Martin.
Missouri State had 265 yard of total offense while UT-Martin gained 317 yards.