Scores

Final

Missouri State 17

(4-3, 2-2 MVFC)

W Illinois 16

(1-5, 0-3 MVFC)

4:00 PM ET, October 17, 2009

Hanson Field, Macomb, IL

1 2 3 4 T
MOSU 0 7 0 1017
WIU 2 14 0 016

Top Performers

Passing: C. Kirby (MOSU) - 341 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: D. Gibbs (WIU) - 39 CAR, 162 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: C. Harbor (MOSU) - 8 REC, 171 YDS

Missouri St. 17, W. Illinois 16

Associated Press

MACOMB, Ill. -- Matt Hottelman kicked a 37-yard field goal with 36 seconds left to push Missouri State past Western Illinois 17-16 Saturday.

The kick gave Missouri State (4-3, 2-2 Missouri Valley) its only lead. The Bears, who trailed 16-0 in the second quarter, knocked down a pass at the 10-yard line as time expired to secure the win.

Cody Kirby fired a 33-yard touchdown pass to Jermaine Saffold, and Chris Douglas ran in from 2 yards before Hottelman's kick.

Kirby finished 18 of 32 for a career-high 341 yards. Clay Harbor caught eight passes for 171 yards, also a career high.

Western Illinois (1-5, 0-3) got a safety before Dre Gibbs rushed 8 yards for a touchdown, part of his season-best 39-carry, 162-yard effort. Then Kyle Glazier forced a fumble, and Patrick Stoudamire picked up the ball and ran it back 88 yards for his first career touchdown.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MOSU
WIU
1st Downs2214
Total Yards358262
Passing341105
Rushing17157
Penalties5-4011-124
3rd Down Conversions4-113-12
4th Down Conversions0-10-1
Turnovers30
Possession28:3331:27

Passing Leaders

Missouri StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Kirby18/3234110.711
Western IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Lunt8/131058.100

Rushing Leaders

Missouri StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Cooper-Falls16694.3014
Davis5163.207
Western IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Gibbs391624.2113
Team12020.0020

Receiving Leaders

Missouri StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Harbor817121.4053
Emery49122.8047
Western IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Senatus46215.5029
Rideau22110.5012

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMOSUWIU
SF07:14- Team Tackled By - Team In End Zone 02
SECOND QUARTERMOSUWIU
TD14:19Dre Gibbs 8 Yd Run (Brian Egan Kick) 09
TD07:20Patrick Stoudamire 88 Yd Fumble Return (Brian Egan Kick) 016
TD04:02Jermaine Saffold 33 Yd Pass From Cody Kirby (Matt Hottelman Kick) 716
FOURTH QUARTERMOSUWIU
TD05:42Chris Douglas 2 Yd Run (Matt Hottelman Kick) 1416
FG00:36Matt Hottelman 37 Yd 1716