CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) - Southeast Missouri amassed 411
rushing yards en route to a 37-30 win over Eastern Illinois
Southeast Missouri (1-3, 1-1 OVC) went up 14-10 on a 2-yard
touchdown pass from Matt Scheible to Marq Goodlitt with less than a
minute remaining in the first half. Eastern Illinois (1-4, 0-3 OVC)
responded with an 83-yard touchdown return on the ensuing kickoff
by Tavares Crawford to stake the Panthers to a 17-10 halftime lead.
The momentum swung in favor of Southeast Missouri late in the
second half as they went up 37-23 on an 18-yard touchdown scramble
by Scheible with 7:55 left to play in the game. Eastern Illinois
narrowed the gap 37-30 when Jimmy Garoppolo hit Adam Drake for a
22-yard touchdown pass with a minute remaining, but the Panthers
failed to recover the onside kick.