Scores

Final/OT

E Kentucky 27

(6-6, 4-4 OVC)

Murray State 34

(6-6, 4-4 OVC)

1:00 PM ET, November 23, 2013

Roy Stewart Stadium, Murray, KY

1 2 3 4 OT T
EKY 6 14 0 7 027
MURR 7 7 7 6 734

Top Performers

Passing: M. Miller (MURR) - 467 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: T. Owens (EKY) - 20 CAR, 117 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: J. Blackburn (MURR) - 9 REC, 170 YDS, 2 TD

Murray State defeats Eastern Kentucky 34-27, OT

Associated Press

MURRAY, Ky. -- Jesse Blackburn caught nine passes for 170 yards and two touchdowns, the last one in overtime to secure a 34-27 victory for Murray State over Eastern Kentucky on Saturday. It was the first time the Racers have beaten Eastern Kentucky in eight tries.

Mackhail Miller completed 14 of 28 passes for 467 yards with two TDs for Murray State (6-6, 4-4 Ohio Valley). Miller also rushed for a team-high 28 yards and two more TDs in a game that saw four lead changes and a tie.

Thomas Owens rushed for 117 yards and two touchdowns for the Colonels (6-6, 4-4). His second TD came on a run from the 1 to force a 27-27 tie with 46 seconds left in regulation.

Eastern Kentucky's possession in overtime ended at fourth-and-goal when Jared McLain, who passed 15-27 for 119 yards, was tackled at the 1.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EKY
MURR
1st Downs2925
Total Yards430538
Passing119467
Rushing31171
Penalties7-513-14
3rd Down Conversions15-2812-18
4th Down Conversions1-31-2
Turnovers04
Possession37:4622:14

Passing Leaders

Eastern KentuckyC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
McClain15/271194.410
Murray StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Miller37/544678.621

Rushing Leaders

Eastern KentuckyCARYDSAVGTDLG
Owens201175.9220
Sanders23803.5011
Murray StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Miller14282.0210
Brady3186.0010

Receiving Leaders

Eastern KentuckyRECYDSAVGTDLG
Borders5438.6014
Ariguzo5377.4110
Murray StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Blackburn917018.9240
Rice912413.8041

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTEREKYMURR
TD12:33Maikhail Miller 3 Yd Run. (Marc Wynstra Kick) 07
FG09:31Andrew Lloyd 27 Yd 37
FG00:03Andrew Lloyd 49 Yd 67
SECOND QUARTEREKYMURR
TD07:01Thomas Owens 20 Yd Run. (Andrew Lloyd Kick) 137
TD04:47Maikhail Miller 1 Yd Run. (Marc Wynstra Kick) 1314
TD00:54Ike Ariguzo 3 Yd Pass From Jared McClain. (Andrew Lloyd Kick) 2014
THIRD QUARTEREKYMURR
TD11:49Jesse Blackburn 2 Yd Pass From Maikhail Miller. (Marc Wynstra Kick) 2021
FOURTH QUARTEREKYMURR
FG09:34Marc Wynstra 26 Yd 2024
FG04:03Marc Wynstra 25 Yd 2027
TD00:46Thomas Owens 1 Yd Run. (Andrew Lloyd Kick) 2727
OVERTIMEEKYMURR
TDJesse Blackburn 26 Yd Pass From Maikhail Miller. (Marc Wynstra Kick) 2734