Scores

Final

S Illinois 42

(10-1, 5-1 away)

SE Missouri St 24

(2-9, 2-4 home)

2:00 PM ET, November 21, 2009

Houck Stadium, Cape Girardeau, MO

1 2 3 4 T
SIU 7 14 14 742
SEMO 0 0 17 724

Top Performers

Passing: M. Scheible (SEMO) - 155 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: D. Karim (SIU) - 16 CAR, 155 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: M. Edwards (SEMO) - 2 REC, 59 YDS, 2 TD

S. Illinois 42, SE Missouri 24

Associated Press

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Quarterback Paul McIntosh rushed for three touchdowns and threw for another to help Southern Illinois defeat Southeast Missouri 42-24 on Saturday in a regular-season finale.

McIntosh scored on runs of 15, 2 and 3 yards and tossed a 10-yard TD pass for the Salukis (10-1, 8-0 Missouri Valley).

Matt Scheible completed 10 of 18 passes for 155 yards and two touchdowns for Southeast Missouri (2-9, 1-7). Miles Edwards caught two passes for 59 yards and two touchdowns for the Redhawks.

Deji Karim, a Walter Payton Award candidate for Southern Illinois who entered the game ranked third nationally in rushing at 7.2 yards per carry, rushed 16 times for 155 yards and two touchdowns. He scored on a 10-yard run in the second quarter and on a 70-yard run on the first play of a drive in the third.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SIU
SEMO
1st Downs2221
Total Yards475344
Passing181155
Rushing294189
Penalties2-206-60
3rd Down Conversions7-97-15
4th Down Conversions0-01-1
Turnovers20
Possession25:5634:04

Passing Leaders

Southern IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
McIntosh12/1818110.111
Southeast Missouri StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Scheible10/181558.620

Rushing Leaders

Southern IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Karim161559.7270
McIntosh131017.8315
Southeast Missouri StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Harris21934.4013
Scheible14553.9023

Receiving Leaders

Southern IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Guinn38327.7049
Allaria55911.8023
Southeast Missouri StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Edwards25929.5254
Peoples33210.7011

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSIUSEMO
TD12:09Paul McIntosh 15 Yd Run (Kyle Dougherty Kick) 70
SECOND QUARTERSIUSEMO
TD03:10Deji Karim 10 Yd Run (Kyle Dougherty Kick) 140
TD00:42Bryce Morris 10 Yd Pass From Paul McIntosh (Kyle Dougherty Kick) 210
THIRD QUARTERSIUSEMO
FG09:52Curtis Huge 38 Yd 213
TD07:39Paul McIntosh 2 Yd Run (Kyle Dougherty Kick) 283
TD06:04Miles Edwards 54 Yd Pass From Matt Scheible (Curtis Huge Kick) 2810
TD05:43Deji Karim 70 Yd Run (Kyle Dougherty Kick) 3510
TD01:14Miles Edwards 5 Yd Pass From Matt Scheible (Curtis Huge Kick) 3517
FOURTH QUARTERSIUSEMO
TD09:22William Castro 14 Yd Interception Return (Curtis Huge Kick) 3524
TD07:26Paul McIntosh 3 Yd Run (Kyle Dougherty Kick) 4224