Scores

Final/OT

E Illinois 40

(2-0, 2-0 away)

S Illinois 37

(0-2, 0-1 home)

7:00 PM ET, September 7, 2013

Saluki Stadium, Carbondale, IL

1 2 3 4 OT T
EIU 14 7 0 9 1040
SIU 3 14 6 7 737

Top Performers

Passing: J. Garoppolo (EIU) - 440 YDS, 4 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: T. Duncan (EIU) - 26 CAR, 100 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: E. Lora (EIU) - 11 REC, 136 YDS, 1 TD

E. Illinois beats S. Illinois 40-37 in double OT

Associated Press

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Jimmy Garoppolo passed for 440 yards and four touchdowns as Eastern Illinois pulled past Southern Illinois 40-37 in double overtime on Saturday.

Garoppolo had a huge day for the Panthers (2-0), completing 34 of 56 passes with one interception and four touchdowns. He connected with Erik Lora who had 136 yards and one touchdown and with Adam Drake who had 103 yards and two touchdowns.

Southern Illinois' Kory Faulkner hit John Lantz for 17 yards and a touchdown with two minutes left in regulation to tie at 30-30. Faulkner was 28 of 50 and 294 yards for Southern Illinois (0-2).

Eastern Illinois scored in the first overtime on a Taylor Duncan 2-yard run. Faulkner answered for Southern Illinois with a 2-yard touchdown pass to MyCole Pruitt.

In the second OT, the Panthers' Cameron Berra hit a 36-yard field goal to give Eastern Illinois the lead and the game.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EIU
SIU
1st Downs3227
Total Yards622503
Passing440294
Rushing182209
Penalties13-1156-61
3rd Down Conversions7-177-20
4th Down Conversions1-12-2
Turnovers10
Possession24:5735:03

Passing Leaders

Eastern IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Garoppolo34/564407.941
Southern IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Faulkner28/502945.940

Rushing Leaders

Eastern IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Duncan261003.8117
Little10525.2016
Southern IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Agnew9556.1020
Faulkner8556.9018

Receiving Leaders

Eastern IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Lora1113612.4140
Drake710314.7232
Southern IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Pruitt89812.3229
Lantz36220.7131

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTEREIUSIU
TD10:06Erik Lora 7 Yd Pass From Jimmy Garoppolo. (Cameron Berra Kick) 70
FG04:58Thomas Kinney 22 Yd 73
TD01:09Adam Drake 3 Yd Pass From Jimmy Garoppolo. (Cameron Berra Kick) 143
SECOND QUARTEREIUSIU
TD11:54MyCole Pruitt 3 Yd Pass From Kory Faulkner. (Thomas Kinney Kick) 1410
TD05:46Ryan Meyer 6 Yd Pass From Jimmy Garoppolo. (Cameron Berra Kick) 2110
TD02:19Rik Hicks 3 Yd Pass From Kory Faulkner. (Thomas Kinney Kick) 2117
THIRD QUARTEREIUSIU
FG04:07Thomas Kinney 22 Yd 2120
FG01:18Thomas Kinney 24 Yd 2123
FOURTH QUARTEREIUSIU
FG14:47Cameron Berra 40 Yd 2423
TD11:22Adam Drake 31 Yd Pass From Jimmy Garoppolo. (Pat Failed) 3023
TD02:19John Lantz 17 Yd Pass From Kory Faulkner. (Thomas Kinney Kick) 3030
OVERTIMEEIUSIU
TDTaylor Duncan 2 Yd Run. (Cameron Berra Kick) 3730
TDMyCole Pruitt 2 Yd Pass From Kory Faulkner. (Thomas Kinney Kick) 3737
2ND OVERTIMEEIUSIU
FGCameron Berra 36 Yd 4037