(3-8, 0-6 away)
(8-3, 5-1 home)
4:00 PM ET, November 18, 2006
Passing: N. Hill (SIU) - 127 YDS, 3 TD
Rushing: A. Whitlock (SIU) - 22 CAR, 170 YDS, 3 TD
Receiving: J. Hew (SUU) - 8 REC, 68 YDS
CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) -- Arkee Whitlock ran for 176 yards and three touchdowns Saturday to lead Southern Illinois to a 59-0 win over Southern Utah.
Southern Illinois (8-3) rolled up 571 yards of total offense, with 425 yards coming on the ground, and scored at least 10 points in each quarter.
Whitlock carried 22 times, scoring on runs of 41, 1 and 4 yards. All three touchdowns came in the first half.
Southern Illinois led 14-0 at the end of the first quarter, and 35-0 at halftime.
John Randle ran for 130 yards on 16 carries for the Salukis. Quarterback Nick Hill completed 7-of-9 passes for 127 yards and three touchdowns. Hill also ran for 72 yards and a score.
Wes Marshall completed 19-of-41 passes for 166 yards and one interception for Southern Utah (3-8). The Thunderbirds were held to 178 yards of total offense.