Scores

Final

E Illinois 7

(0-6, 0-4 OVC)

E Kentucky 35

(2-3, 1-0 OVC)

Coverage: GamePlan

7:00 PM ET, October 9, 2010

Roy Kidd Stadium, Richmond, KY

1 2 3 4 T
EIU 0 7 0 07
EKY 7 14 7 735

Top Performers

Passing: J. Garoppolo (SOU) - 272 YDS, 1 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: T. Pryor (EKY) - 11 CAR, 78 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: K. Whittaker (EIU) - 9 REC, 102 YDS

E. Kentucky 35, E. Illinois 7

Associated Press

RICHMOND, Ky. -- T.J. Pryor rushed for three touchdowns and threw for another score to lead Eastern Kentucky to a 35-7 win over Eastern Illinois on Saturday night.

Pryor scored on runs of 6, 2 and 30 yards in the first half to give the Colonels (2-3, 1-0 Ohio Valley Conference) a 21-0 lead. The quarterback finished with 78 yards rushing on 11 carries.

Pryor completed 9 of 20 passes for 85 yards for Eastern Kentucky.

The Panthers (0-6, 0-4) scored their first points in the second quarter when Jimmy Garoppolo connected with Lorence Ricks on a 29-yard touchdown.

Bruce Frieson had second-half scores with a 15-yard touchdown run and a 13-yard touchdown catch for the Colonels.

Garoppolo led Eastern Illinois with 272 yards passing but was sacked six times and intercepted twice. Kenny Whittaker caught eight passes for 102 yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EIU
EKY
1st Downs2519
Total Yards350372
Passing32185
Rushing29287
Penalties4-256-55
3rd Down Conversions5-145-12
4th Down Conversions1-41-2
Turnovers63
Possession30:1429:46

Passing Leaders

Eastern IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Garoppolo23/412726.612
Eastern KentuckyC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Pryor9/20854.310

Rushing Leaders

Eastern IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Potempa6406.7030
Walker6183.0010
Eastern KentuckyCARYDSAVGTDLG
Pryor11787.1330
Lumpkin15734.9035

Receiving Leaders

Eastern IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Whittaker910211.3024
Ricks36421.3129
Eastern KentuckyRECYDSAVGTDLG
Harris3279.0014
Cromer22110.5013

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTEREIUEKY
TD11:27T.J. Pryor 6 Yd Run (Logan O'Connor Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTEREIUEKY
TD07:06T.J. Pryor 2 Yd Run (Logan O'Connor Kick) 014
TD02:16T.J. Pryor 30 Yd Run (Logan O'Connor Kick) 021
TD01:05Lorence Ricks 29 Yd Pass From Jimmy Garoppolo (Cameron Berra Kick) 721
THIRD QUARTEREIUEKY
TD01:11Bruce Frieson 15 Yd Run (Logan O'Connor Kick) 728
FOURTH QUARTEREIUEKY
TD09:11Bruce Frieson 13 Yd Pass From T.J. Pryor (Logan O'Connor Kick) 735