Scores

Final

SE Missouri St 14

(1-2, 0-2 away)

S Illinois 35

(1-2, 1-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, September 15, 2012

Saluki Stadium, Carbondale, IL

1 2 3 4 T
SEMO 0 0 0 1414
SIU 14 7 0 1435

Top Performers

Passing: K. Faulkner (SIU) - 384 YDS, 3 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: M. McCall (SIU) - 16 CAR, 81 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: M. Pruitt (SIU) - 9 REC, 121 YDS, 1 TD

S. Illinois 35, SE Missouri 14

Associated Press

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Kory Faulkner threw for 384 yards and three touchdown passes, both career highs, Saturday night to lead Southern Illinois to a 35-14 win over Southeast Missouri.

Faulkner, a junior, connected with David Lewis, MyCole Pruitt and LaSteven McKinney for touchdowns. Mika'il McCall ran for 81 yards and two scores for the Salukis, who led 21-0 at halftime, scoring the final TD of the half after a 13-play, 99-yard drive.

SIU (1-2), in its home opener, amassed 565 yards of total offense, a Saluki Stadium record.

Southeast Missouri (1-2) was held to 186 yards, just 73 through the air. Lewis Washington and Paul McRoberts scored for the Redhawks.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SEMO
SIU
1st Downs1129
Total Yards186565
Passing73384
Rushing113181
Penalties3-576-45
3rd Down Conversions3-1311-17
4th Down Conversions1-12-2
Turnovers14
Possession26:5433:06

Passing Leaders

Southeast Missouri StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Lathrop7/13503.800
Southern IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Faulkner26/403849.631

Rushing Leaders

Southeast Missouri StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Terrell13675.2019
Beck2157.508
Southern IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
McCall16815.1232
Strother19723.8016

Receiving Leaders

Southeast Missouri StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Foster44411.0012
McRoberts12222.0122
Southern IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Pruitt912113.4135
McKinney48521.3143

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSEMOSIU
TD12:33Mika'il McCall 32 Yd Run (Jackson Maclachlan Kick) 07
TD09:45David Lewis 39 Yd Pass From Kory Faulkner (Jackson Maclachlan Kick) 014
SECOND QUARTERSEMOSIU
TD14:51MyCole Pruitt 14 Yd Pass From Kory Faulkner (Jackson Maclachlan Kick) 021
FOURTH QUARTERSEMOSIU
TD14:18Lewis Washington 1 Yd Run (Drew Geldbach Kick) 721
TD08:17Mika'il McCall 1 Yd Run (Jackson Maclachlan Kick) 728
TD05:00LaSteven McKinney 43 Yd Pass From Kory Faulkner (Jackson Maclachlan Kick) 735
TD02:43Paul McRoberts 22 Yd Pass From Blake Jackson (Drew Geldbach Kick) 1435