NORMAL, Ill. -- Anthony Thompson returned a blocked punt for a touchdown, and Southern Illinois intercepted four passes en route to a 17-0 victory against Illinois State on Saturday.
The Salukis (3-3, 2-1 Missouri Valley), who had just 182 yards of offense, recorded their first shutout since 2009.
Matt Brown was 21 of 40 for 216 yards for the Redbirds (5-1, 2-1), but all four of his interceptions thwarted drives inside the Southern Illinois 35-yard line.
The Salukis salted it away with their most sustained offense of the game, driving 91 yards in 10 plays to Mika'il McCall's 1-yard TD run midway through the fourth quarter.
Tyler Williamson had seven tackles, a sack and interception for Southern Illinois.
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Kevin Sumlin's "Swagcopter" became a symbol of Texas A&M's influence on the recruiting trail. But there are signs that the Aggies are losing momentum.
Desmond King joins SportsCenter to talk about forgoing the NFL Draft to return to Iowa for his senior season.
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Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh joins The Dan Le Batard Show and shares stories from his childhood about his relationship with his brother, his visit to the psychologist's office, and his dad's most memorable advice.
UCLA coach Jim Mora hopes its new recruiting class will help addess the issues with the size and strength on the defensive line.
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