CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Shakir Bell ran for a pair of fourth-quarter touchdowns to help Indiana State pull away for a 24-3 victory over Southern Illinois on Saturday night.
Bell finished with 160 yards on 33 carries for Indiana State (3-2, 1-1 Missouri Valley).
He scored on a 2-yard run with 13:02 left in the game to give his team a 14-3 advantage, and ran another one in from 2 yards out with 9:48 left to make it 21-3.
Kory Faulkner, the quarterback for Southern Illinois (2-3, 1-1) was pressured most of the game by the Indiana State defense. He completed just 12 of 24 passes for 137 yards and was intercepted three times.
Quinton Flowers pass complete to Sean Price for 1 yd for a TD
Quinton Flowers pass complete to Chris Barr for 4 yds for a TD
Quinton Flowers pass complete to D'Ernest Johnson for 28 yds to the UCF 4 for a 1ST down
Quinton Flowers pass incomplete to Ryeshene Bronson
Matthew Wright 28 yd FG GOOD
Justin Holman pass complete to Tre'Quan Smith for 23 yds to the SFla 16 for a 1ST down
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