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S. Illinois 38, SE Missouri 10

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. -- Jewel Hampton rushed for three touchdowns, Paul McIntosh threw for 246 yards and another score, and Southern Illinois beat Southeast Missouri State 38-10 on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.

Hampton scored on a 1-yard run in the second quarter, then added touchdowns of 23 yards and 7 yards in the third. He finished with 64 yards rushing for the Salukis. Steve Strother led the team with 81 yards, including a 62-yard touchdown run for the game's first score.

McIntosh connected with Cam Fuller on a 70-yard touchdown pass in the fourth quarter. Fuller had 112 yards receiving, and the Salukis totaled 494 yards of total offense. Jackson MacLachlan added a 34-yard field goal in the fourth quarter.

The Redhawks' Matt Scheible tallied 114 yards on 14 of 23 passing, including a 5-yard touchdown to D.J. Foster, and Drew Geldbach kicked a 35-yard field goal.


2015 Missouri Valley Football Conference Standings

North Dakota State7-113-2
Illinois State7-110-2
Northern Iowa5-39-4
South Dakota State5-38-4
Western Illinois5-37-6
Indiana State3-55-6
South Dakota3-55-6
Youngstown State3-55-6
Southern Illinois2-63-8
Missouri State0-81-10

2015 Ohio Valley Conference Standings

Jacksonville State8-013-2
Eastern Illinois7-17-5
Eastern Kentucky5-36-5
Southeast Missouri State3-44-7
Tennessee Tech3-54-7
Murray State2-63-8
Tennessee State1-64-6
Austin Peay0-80-11