(0-6, 0-4 OVC)
(2-3, 1-0 OVC)
7:00 PM ET, October 9, 2010
Roy Kidd Stadium, Richmond, KY
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
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.