Scores

Final

Indiana State 24

(3-2, 1-1 MVFC)

S Illinois 3

(2-3, 1-1 MVFC)

7:00 PM ET, September 29, 2012

Saluki Stadium, Carbondale, IL

1 2 3 4 T
INST 0 7 0 1724
SIU 3 0 0 03

Top Performers

Passing: M. Perish (INST) - 73 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: S. Bell (INST) - 33 CAR, 160 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: T. Riley (INST) - 6 REC, 40 YDS, 1 TD

Indiana St. 24, S. Illinois 3

Associated Press

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Shakir Bell ran for a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns to help Indiana State pull away for a 24-3 victory over Southern Illinois on Saturday night.

Bell finished with 160 yards on 33 carries for Indiana State (3-2, 1-1 Missouri Valley).

He scored on a 2-yard run with 13:02 left in the game to give his team a 14-3 advantage, and ran another one in from 2 yards out with 9:48 left to make it 21-3.

Kory Faulkner, the quarterback for Southern Illinois (2-3, 1-1) was pressured most of the game by the Indiana State defense. He completed just 12 of 24 passes for 137 yards and was intercepted three times.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
INST
SIU
1st Downs1715
Total Yards255255
Passing73148
Rushing182107
Penalties5-358-90
3rd Down Conversions2-141-13
4th Down Conversions1-11-2
Turnovers03
Possession35:4924:11

Passing Leaders

Indiana StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Perish11/21733.510
Southern IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Faulkner12/241375.703

Rushing Leaders

Indiana StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Bell331604.8226
Cheeseborough5285.6021
Southern IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Strother12524.309
McCall11373.4016

Receiving Leaders

Indiana StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Riley6406.719
Dikos2136.508
Southern IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Pruitt7659.3021
Lantz24522.5033

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERINSTSIU
FG09:57Austin Johnson 27 Yd 03
SECOND QUARTERINSTSIU
TD06:19Tanner Riley 9 Yd Pass From Mike Perish (Tanner Fritschle Kick) 73
FOURTH QUARTERINSTSIU
TD13:02Shakir Bell 2 Yd Run (Tanner Fritschle Kick) 143
TD09:48Shakir Bell 2 Yd Run (Tanner Fritschle Kick) 213
FG05:12Tanner Fritschle 31 Yd 243