YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio -- Southern Illinois took advantage of five Youngstown State turnovers to capture a comeback 38-21 victory on Saturday in a Missouri Valley Conference game.
Youngstown State (4-3, 1-3) led 21-10 late in the second quarter before the turnovers struck. Southern Illinois (5-3, 4-1) finished the game with 28 unanswered points to extend its winning streak to three games.
Courtney Richmond recovered a blocked punt for a score, the third straight game the Salukis blocked a punt for a touchdown.
Southern Illinois' Kory Faulkner passed for two touchdowns.
The Penguins outrushed the Salukis 131 to 71 yards and accumulated 231 yards passing to Southern Illinois' 185 yards but lost three fumbles and were intercepted twice.
Jim Harbaugh participated Tuesday in an annual walk to the graves of Bo Schembechler and Fielding Yost, and the current Wolverines coach smashed a buckeye at the grave of his former coach.
In a push for bowl eligibility, the University of California has asked the NCAA to allow its season-opening win over FCS school Grambling State to count toward the necessary six wins.
Michigan football coach Jim Harbaugh smashes a buckeye at former Michigan football coach Bo Schembechler's grave. Harbaugh's father and Michigan fans joined in to honor Schembechler. Michigan plays the rival Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday.
The 3-point stance discusses the late-season issues the nation's top receivers are having, the fitting Hornung Award finalists, and Oklahoma State.
Tennessee coach Butch Jones and Vanderbilt coach Derek Mason discuss their preparations for Week 13.
SEC Network's Greg McElroy and Jabari Greer discuss how Georgia will be able to contain Georgia Tech's offense.
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