E. Kentucky 41, SE Missouri 17
Matt Denham ran for two touchdowns and 142 yards as Eastern
Kentucky took advantage of six Southeast Missouri turnovers to beat
the Redhawks 41-17 on Saturday.
The Colonels (3-3, 2-1 Ohio Valley Conference) finished with 244
yards rushing while getting plenty of help from the defense.
Ahead 10-0, Eastern Kentucky recovered the first of two straight
Redhawks’ fumbles on kickoffs, driving 33 yards on nine plays for a
1-yard H.B. Banjoman touchdown. On the ensuing kickoff, the
Redhawks (1-5, 1-3) fumbled again and this time the Colonels
settled for a 24-yard field goal by Luke Pray to go up 20-0 and
Matt Scheible had 174 yards on 11 of 22 passing and 75 yards on
16 carries to become the Redhawks career leader in total offense
with 6,155 yards. He also became the first quarterback in OVC
history to get 2,000 yards rushing and 4,000 yards passing.