Scores

Final

Missouri State 45

(1-2, 1-1 away)

SE Missouri St 28

(1-3, 1-2 home)

7:00 PM ET, September 20, 2008

Houck Stadium, Cape Girardeau, MO

1 2 3 4 T
MOSU 7 14 7 1745
SEMO 0 0 7 2128

Top Performers

Passing: H. Lillard (SEMO) - 331 YDS, 3 TD, 3 INT

Rushing: H. Harris (SEMO) - 10 CAR, 36 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: B. Stewart (SEMO) - 8 REC, 93 YDS, 1 TD

Missouri St. 45, SE Missouri 28

Associated Press

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Cody Kirby threw for 195 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another to lead Missouri State to a 45-28 win over Southeast Missouri Saturday.

Kirby completed 20-of-27 passes for 195 yards and Clay Harbor caught seven passes for 88 yards and a touchdown for the Bears (1-2 overall, 0-0 Missouri Valley).

Kirby threw touchdown passes to Chris Geidz and Harbor and ran for a 5-yard touchdown.

Houston Lillard completed 30-of-44 passes for 331 yards, three touchdowns and three interceptions for the Redhawks (1-3, 0-1 Ohio Valley).

Missouri State extended its lead to 21-0 after Chris Farrar intercepted a pass and ran it back 47 yards for a touchdown with no time remaining in the first half. Missouri State also scored on a 95-yard kickoff return by Brandon Oliver and a 57-yard interception return by Cedric Alvis with under a minute remaining.

Southeast Missouri scored all of its 28 points in the second half. Henry Harris rushed for a 13-yard touchdown and Lillard threw touchdown passes to Brad Stewart, Walter Peoples and Mike Williamson.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
MOSU
SEMO
1st Downs1829
Total Yards314445
Passing195356
Rushing11989
Penalties10-918-54
3rd Down Conversions6-128-15
4th Down Conversions0-02-3
Turnovers14
Possession26:2933:31

Passing Leaders

Missouri StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Kirby20/271957.220
Southeast Missouri StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Lillard30/443317.533

Rushing Leaders

Missouri StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Washington8587.3020
Warren11302.708
Southeast Missouri StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Harris10363.6113
Lillard7223.1011

Receiving Leaders

Missouri StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Harbor78812.6133
Geisz33913.0125
Southeast Missouri StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Stewart89311.6120
Williamson68313.8136

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERMOSUSEMO
TD03:46Chris Geisz 25 Yd Pass From Cody Kirby (Matthew Hottelman Kick) 70
SECOND QUARTERMOSUSEMO
TD06:30Cody Kirby 5 Yd Run (Matthew Hottelman Kick) 140
TD00:00Chris Farrar 47 Yd Interception Return (Matthew Hottelman Kick) 210
THIRD QUARTERMOSUSEMO
TD08:49Henry Harris 13 Yd Run (Doug Spada Kick) 217
TD04:43Clay Harbor 7 Yd Pass From Cody Kirby (Matthew Hottelman Kick) 287
FOURTH QUARTERMOSUSEMO
TD14:55Brad Stewart 20 Yd Pass From Houston Lillard (Doug Spada Kick) 2814
TD14:42Brandon Oliver 95 Yd Kickoff Return (Matthew Hottelman Kick) 3514
TD10:23Walter Peoples 22 Yd Pass From Houston Lillard (Doug Spada Kick) 3521
FG05:04Matthew Hottelman 45 Yd 3821
TD03:15Michael Williamson 36 Yd Pass From Houston Lillard (Doug Spada Kick) 3828
TD00:58Cedric Alvis 57 Yd Interception Return (Matthew Hottelman Kick) 4528