Scores

Final

S Illinois 38

(1-0, 1-0 away)

SE Missouri St 10

(0-1, 0-1 home)

Coverage: NeuLion Webcast

7:00 PM ET, September 3, 2011

Houck Stadium, CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO

1 2 3 4 T
SIU 7 7 14 1038
SEMO 3 0 7 010

Top Performers

Passing: P. McIntosh (SIU) - 246 YDS, 1 TD

Rushing: J. Hampton (SIU) - 14 CAR, 64 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: C. Fuller (SIU) - 3 REC, 112 YDS, 1 TD

S. Illinois 38, SE Missouri 10

Associated Press

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.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SIU
SEMO
1st Downs2215
Total Yards494261
Passing254144
Rushing240117
Penalties4-558-91
3rd Down Conversions7-122-12
4th Down Conversions1-21-2
Turnovers00
Possession33:3726:23

Passing Leaders

Southern IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
McIntosh14/1824613.710
Southeast Missouri StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Scheible14/231446.310

Rushing Leaders

Southern IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Strother9819.0162
McIntosh10656.5011
Southeast Missouri StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Scheible99110.1039
McFerren6152.505

Receiving Leaders

Southern IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Fuller311237.3170
Lantz33812.7028
Southeast Missouri StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
King4348.5014
Foster3299.7113

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSIUSEMO
TD14:08Steve Strother 62 Yd Run (Jackson Maclachlan Kick) 70
FG03:03Drew Geldbach 35 Yd 73
SECOND QUARTERSIUSEMO
TD10:36Jewel Hampton 1 Yd Run (Jackson Maclachlan Kick) 143
THIRD QUARTERSIUSEMO
TD10:32Jewel Hampton 23 Yd Run (Jackson Maclachlan Kick) 213
TD06:41D.J. Foster 5 Yd Pass From Matt Scheible (Drew Geldbach Kick) 2110
TD04:50Jewel Hampton 7 Yd Run (Jackson Maclachlan Kick) 2810
FOURTH QUARTERSIUSEMO
FG11:08Jackson MacLachlan 34 Yd 3110
TD08:23Cam Fuller 70 Yd Pass From Paul McIntosh (Jackson Maclachlan Kick) 3810