Scores

Final

W Illinois 10

(3-3, 1-2 MVC)

South Dakota St 31

(5-1, 3-0 MVC)

Coverage: GamePlan

7:00 PM ET, October 13, 2012

Coughlin-Alumni Stadium, BROOKINGS, SD

1 2 3 4 T
WIU 7 3 0 010
SDSU 7 7 7 1031

Top Performers

Passing: W. Lunt (WIU) - 204 YDS, 1 INT

Rushing: Z. Zenner (SDSU) - 19 CAR, 171 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: C. Chestnut (WIU) - 9 REC, 123 YDS

S. Dakota State 31, W. Illinois 10

Associated Press

BROOKINGS, S.D. -- Tyrel Kool returned the opening kickoff 100 yards for a touchdown and Zach Zenner ran for 171 yards and two scores, leading South Dakota State to a 31-10 victory over Western Illinois on Saturday.

South Dakota State (5-1, 3-0 Missouri Valley) gave up the tying TD in the first quarter when Martinez Davis returned an interception 28 yards for a TD.

Zenner got his first score, on a 46-yard run, just 10 seconds into the second quarter. His second score, from 60 yards out, came in the fourth quarter and gave South Dakota State a 24-10 lead.

Charles Chestnut had a strong effort for Western Illinois (3-3, 1-2) with 9 catches for 123 yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WIU
SDSU
1st Downs1217
Total Yards264345
Passing204136
Rushing60209
Penalties5-451-6
3rd Down Conversions4-175-13
4th Down Conversions1-20-0
Turnovers12
Possession29:2130:39

Passing Leaders

Western IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Lunt20/382045.401
South Dakota StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Sumner13/241365.702

Rushing Leaders

Western IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Ray13463.5013
Watson12272.3010
South Dakota StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Zenner191719.0260
Gandy10373.709

Receiving Leaders

Western IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Chestnut912313.7025
Ray22512.5022
South Dakota StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Rollin67312.2029
Kool3248.0020

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERWIUSDSU
TD14:47Tyrel Kool 100 Yd Kickoff Return (Justin Syrovatka Kick) 07
TD10:29Martinez Davis 28 Yd Interception Return (Pat Smith Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERWIUSDSU
TD14:50Zach Zenner 46 Yd Run (Justin Syrovatka Kick) 714
FG07:05Pat Smith 23 Yd 1014
THIRD QUARTERWIUSDSU
TD13:58Skyler Luxa 23 Yd Interception Return (Justin Syrovatka Kick) 1021
FOURTH QUARTERWIUSDSU
FG14:57Justin Syrovatka 29 Yd 1024
TD09:27Zach Zenner 60 Yd Run (Justin Syrovatka Kick) 1031