Scores

Final

Murray State 38

(3-4, 2-2 OVC)

E Illinois 28

(0-8, 0-6 OVC)

2:30 PM ET, October 23, 2010

O'Brien Stadium, Charleston, IL

1 2 3 4 T
MURR 14 0 14 1038
EIU 7 14 7 028

Top Performers

Passing: J. Garoppolo (EIU) - 341 YDS, 4 TD

Rushing: M. Harris (MURR) - 21 CAR, 159 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: L. Ricks (EIU) - 4 REC, 114 YDS, 2 TD

Murray St. 38, E. Illinois 28

Associated Press

CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Mike Harris rushed for 159 yards and three touchdowns and Casey Brockman threw for 318 yards and two scores as Murray State handed Eastern Illinois its 10th straight loss, 38-28 Saturday.

Harris rushed 21 times and scored on runs of 18, 68 and 2 yards. Brockman was 41 of 58 and connected with Rashad Daniels 12 times for 117 yards. Marcus Harris added 11 catches for 85 yards and a TD for the Racers (3-4, 2-2 Ohio Valley).

Jimmy Garoppolo threw for 356 and four TDs and Lorence Ricks had 114 receiving yards and two scores for the Panthers (0-8, 0-5).

The game was tied at 28 heading into the fourth quarter before Murray State pulled away with a field goal and a 5-yard TD pass from Brockman to Marcus Harris.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MURR
EIU
1st Downs2918
Total Yards489372
Passing318341
Rushing17131
Penalties5-604-42
3rd Down Conversions6-163-12
4th Down Conversions4-51-3
Turnovers20
Possession30:2929:31

Passing Leaders

Murray StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Brockman41/583185.520
Eastern IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Garoppolo26/353419.740

Rushing Leaders

Murray StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Harris211597.6368
Daniels11919.0019
Eastern IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Walker6305.0017
Williams5122.406

Receiving Leaders

Murray StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Daniels121179.8019
Harris11857.7113
Eastern IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Ricks411428.5245
Wright57715.4131

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMURREIU
TD11:37Mike Harris 18 Yd Run (Kienan Cullen Kick) 70
TD07:58Lorence Ricks 45 Yd Pass From Jimmy Garoppolo (Cameron Berra Kick) 77
TD06:11Arthur Brackett 25 Yd Pass From Casey Brockman (Kienan Cullen Kick) 147
SECOND QUARTERMURREIU
TD06:52Lorence Ricks 28 Yd Pass From Jimmy Garoppolo (Cameron Berra Kick) 1414
TD01:01Erik Lora 8 Yd Pass From Jimmy Garoppolo (Cameron Berra Kick) 1421
THIRD QUARTERMURREIU
TD14:29Mike Harris 68 Yd Run (Kienan Cullen Kick) 2121
TD12:03Mike Harris 2 Yd Run (Kienan Cullen Kick) 2821
TD07:05Chris Wright 31 Yd Pass From Jimmy Garoppolo (Cameron Berra Kick) 2828
FOURTH QUARTERMURREIU
FG13:59Kienan Cullen 43 Yd 3128
TD09:55Marcus Harris 5 Yd Pass From Casey Brockman (Kienan Cullen Kick) 3828