Scores

Final

W Illinois 0

(3-8, 1-7 MVC)

S Illinois 35

(6-5, 5-3 MVC)

3:00 PM ET, November 17, 2012

Saluki Stadium, CARBONDALE, IL

1 2 3 4 T
WIU 0 0 0 00
SIU 0 14 14 735

Top Performers

Passing: K. Faulkner (SIU) - 132 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: S. Strother (SIU) - 18 CAR, 90 YDS

Receiving: D. Lewis (SIU) - 2 REC, 37 YDS, 1 TD

S. Illinois 35, W. Illinois 0

Associated Press

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Kory Faulkner threw a touchdown pass and ran for another score as Southern Illinois defeated Western Illinois 35-0 Saturday in the season finale for both teams.

Steve Strother ran for 90 yards for the Salukis (6-6, 5-3 Missouri Valley), who held Western Illinois to 16 yards rushing and 126 total yards. Kevin Reed returned an interception 18 yards for a touchdown for SIU.

Southern Illinois sacked three Western quarterbacks five times, and the Leathernecks (3-8, 1-7) punted 11 times in the game.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
WIU
SIU
1st Downs814
Total Yards142307
Passing126133
Rushing16174
Penalties4-353-21
3rd Down Conversions3-164-13
4th Down Conversions0-12-2
Turnovers12
Possession29:1930:41

Passing Leaders

Western IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Northern9/19924.801
Southern IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Faulkner13/201326.611

Rushing Leaders

Western IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Ray10262.6016
Watson11232.108
Southern IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Strother18905.0043
Kalokoh7405.7015

Receiving Leaders

Western IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Salomon45213.0019
Chestnut34013.3021
Southern IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Pruitt34314.3019
Lewis23718.5119

Scoring Summary

SECOND QUARTERWIUSIU
TD14:06Kory Faulkner 1 Yd Run (Austin Johnson Kick) 07
TD07:40Kevin Reed 18 Yd Interception Return (Austin Johnson Kick) 014
THIRD QUARTERWIUSIU
TD10:01Mika'il McCall 1 Yd Run (Austin Johnson Kick) 021
TD04:27David Lewis 19 Yd Pass From Kory Faulkner (Austin Johnson Kick) 028
FOURTH QUARTERWIUSIU
TD06:19Rik Hicks 1 Yd Pass From A.J. Hill (Austin Johnson Kick) 035