Scores

Final

Youngstown St 39

(3-7, 1-6 MVFC)

Illinois State 41

(5-5, 4-4 MVFC)

2:00 PM ET, November 6, 2010

Hancock Stadium, Normal, IL

1 2 3 4 T
YSU 0 10 14 1539
ILST 7 7 21 641

Top Performers

Passing: M. Brown (ILST) - 390 YDS, 5 TD

Rushing: J. Cook (YSU) - 43 CAR, 213 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: T. Walker (ILST) - 9 REC, 206 YDS, 3 TD

Illinois St. 41, Youngstown St. 39

Associated Press

NORMAL, Ill. -- Matt Brown threw a 40-yard touchdown pass to Tyrone Walker with 1 second to play, lifting Illinois State to a 41-39 victory over Youngstown State on Saturday.

Brown finished 29 of 37 for 390 yards and five touchdowns and Walker caught nine passes for 206 yards and three scores for the Redbirds (5-5, 4-4 Missouri Valley), who rallied after blowing an 18-point lead.

Jamaine Cook led the Penguins (3-7, 1-6) with 213 rushing yards and three TDs, Kurt Hess threw two touchdowns passes and Dominique Barnes had eight receptions for 113 yards.

Jake Detmers returned a blocked punt 2 yards for a score to put Illinois State up 35-17 with 6:02 left in the third quarter before Youngstown State scored 21 unanswered points. After Kurt Hess ran in from 7-yards out to put the Penguins ahead 39-35 with 27 seconds remaining, the Redbirds drove 69 yards in three plays for the winning score.

SPONSORED HEADLINES

ESPNChicago.com 

Team Stat Comparison

 
YSU
ILST
1st Downs3321
Total Yards523488
Passing250390
Rushing27398
Penalties6-658-85
3rd Down Conversions12-206-12
4th Down Conversions2-30-0
Turnovers21
Possession35:0624:54

Passing Leaders

Youngstown StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hess19/382506.620
Illinois StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Brown29/3739010.550

Rushing Leaders

Youngstown StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Cook432135.0216
Watts22311.5015
Illinois StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Smith11666.0039
Leggett6427.0027

Receiving Leaders

Youngstown StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Barnes811314.1033
Cook5489.6119
Illinois StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Walker920622.9345
Sanders141087.7033

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERYSUILST
TD00:19Matt Younger 28 Yd Pass From Matt Brown (Steven Fetzer Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERYSUILST
TD09:39David Rogers 15 Yd Pass From Kurt Hess (Stephen Blose Kick) 77
TD05:28Tyrone Walker 44 Yd Pass From Matt Brown (Steven Fetzer Kick) 714
FG00:06Stephen Blose 38 Yd 1014
THIRD QUARTERYSUILST
TD11:48Tyrone Walker 45 Yd Pass From Matt Brown (Steven Fetzer Kick) 1021
TD09:47Jamaine Cook 1 Yd Run (Stephen Blose Kick) 1721
TD07:35Marcus King 13 Yd Pass From Matt Brown (Steven Fetzer Kick) 1728
TD06:02Jacob Detmers 2 Yd Return Of Blocked Punt (Steven Fetzer Kick) 1735
TD03:10Jamaine Cook 7 Yd Pass From Kurt Hess (Stephen Blose Kick) 2435
FOURTH QUARTERYSUILST
TD06:33Jamaine Cook 16 Yd Run (Kurt Hess Pass To Kevin Watts For Two-Point Conversion) 3235
TD00:27Kurt Hess 7 Yd Run (Stephen Blose Kick) 3935
TD00:01Tyrone Walker 40 Yd Pass From Matt Brown (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 3941