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Illinois State edges Eastern Illinois 31-24 with late score

CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) — Pha'leak Brown scored on a 3-yard run with 1:54 to play and Illinois State defeated Eastern Illinois 31-24 on Saturday night, it's fourth straight win in the 109-year old Mid-America Classic.

The win was the 87th win at Illinois State for Brock Spack, making him the winningest coach in school history, passing Edwin Struck, who coached from 1945-64. Spack earned his Master's degree and coached at Eastern Illinois.

After Illinois State stopped the Panthers on downs, Eastern Illinois blocked a field goal attempt but couldn't get an advance on the ball and had four incompletions from inside their 35 in the final 34 seconds.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: O. Kuhns517
Passing TDs: O. Kuhns2
Rushing Yards: H. Bey-Buie139
Rushing TDs: H. Bey-Buie2
Receiving Yards: R. Lofton150
Receiving TDs: R. Lofton2
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
8/28 at Indiana State L 21 - 26
9/4 at South Carolina L 0 - 46
9/11 at Dayton L 10 - 17
9/18 vs. Illinois State L 24 - 31
9/25 at Tennessee Tech 11:30 PT12:30 MT1:30 CT2:30 ET6:30 GMT2:30 北京时间11:30 MST12:30 CST1:30 EST
10/2 at Murray State 2:00 PT3:00 MT4:00 CT5:00 ET9:00 GMT5:00 北京时间2:00 MST3:00 CST4:00 EST
10/16 vs. UT Martin 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST
10/23 vs. Tennessee State 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST
10/30 at Southeast Missouri State 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET6:00 GMT2:00 北京时间11:00 MST12:00 CST1:00 EST
11/6 at Austin Peay 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST1:00 CST2:00 EST
11/20 vs. Murray State 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET6:00 GMT2:00 北京时间11:00 MST12:00 CST1:00 EST
Ohio Valley
  Conference Overall
19 Austin Peay 0-0 2-1
Tennessee-Martin 0-0 2-1
Tennessee State 0-0 1-2
Murray State 0-0 1-2
Southeast Missouri State 0-0 0-3
Tennessee Tech 0-0 0-3
Eastern Illinois 0-0 0-4
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 1101 (35)
Passing Yards: 724 (23)
Rushing Yards: 377 (57)
Points per game: 13.8 (101)
Yards per game: 275.3 (94)
Touchdowns: 6 (68)
Field Goals: 2 (48)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 1243 (88)
Passing Yards: 460 (33)
Rushing Yards: 783 (117)
Points per game: 30.0 (61)
Yards per game: 310.8 (27)
Touchdowns: 12 (83)
Field Goals: 4 (92)
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