Scores

Final

Youngstown St 28

(4-2, 1-2 MVFC)

Illinois State 35

(6-1, 3-1 MVFC)

2:00 PM ET, October 13, 2012

Hancock Stadium, Normal, IL

1 2 3 4 T
YSU 14 14 0 028
ILST 7 7 7 1435

Top Performers

Passing: M. Brown (ILST) - 225 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: J. Cook (YSU) - 30 CAR, 177 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: D. Harden (GAST) - 7 REC, 97 YDS, 1 TD

Illinois St. 35, Youngstown St. 28

Associated Press

NORMAL, Ill. -- Matt Brown threw for 3 touchdowns and ran for one more as Illinois State made a comeback to beat Youngstown State 35-28 on Saturday afternoon.

Brown was 20 of 31 passing for 225 yards, including a 16-yard pass to Donovan Harden. Brown scored on a 1-yard run in the fourth for the Redbirds. He also threw touchdown passes to Lechein Neblett and Tyrone Walker. Brown was 20 of 31 for 225 passing yards.

Jamaine Cook put the Penguins on the scoreboard first with a 7-yard run. He had two more touchdowns, including a 14-yard run, keeping Youngstown out in front of Illinois State (6-1, 3-1 Missouri Valley Conference). Cook had 30 carries for 177 rushing yards.

Youngstown State had a 28-7 lead in the second quarter. The Redbirds came back, scoring 28 consecutive points and keeping Youngstown State (4-2, 1-2 Missouri Valley Conference) scoreless in the second half.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
YSU
ILST
1st Downs2318
Total Yards410378
Passing201275
Rushing209103
Penalties4-397-46
3rd Down Conversions4-1110-15
4th Down Conversions0-30-0
Turnovers01
Possession32:3627:24

Passing Leaders

Youngstown StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hess16/292016.910
Illinois StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Brown20/312257.330

Rushing Leaders

Youngstown StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Cook301775.9344
Wheary2178.5012
Illinois StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Dunn19753.9113
Harden3155.0012

Receiving Leaders

Youngstown StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Williams36120.3045
Wheary23517.5020
Illinois StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Harden79713.9127
Walker77010.0115

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERYSUILST
TD09:49Jamaine Cook 7 Yd Run (David Brown Kick) 70
TD04:39Kintrell Disher 2 Yd Pass From Kurt Hess (David Brown Kick) 140
TD02:00Darrelynn Dunn 11 Yd Run (Nick Aussieker Kick) 147
SECOND QUARTERYSUILST
TD12:34Jamaine Cook 1 Yd Run (David Brown Kick) 217
TD09:41Jamaine Cook 14 Yd Run (David Brown Kick) 287
TD00:32Lechein Neblett 9 Yd Pass From Matt Brown (Nick Aussieker Kick) 2814
THIRD QUARTERYSUILST
TD10:20Donovan Harden 16 Yd Pass From Matt Brown (Nick Aussieker Kick) 2821
FOURTH QUARTERYSUILST
TD10:36Tyrone Walker 14 Yd Pass From Matt Brown (Nick Aussieker Kick) 2828
TD02:44Matt Brown 1 Yd Run (Nick Aussieker Kick) 2835