Eastern Illinois beats Tennessee Tech 51-20
CHARLESTON, Ill. (AP) Jalen Whitlow threw for 160 yards and a touchdown as Eastern Illinois rolled over Tennessee Tech 51-20 on Saturday.
Malik Harrison ran for 123 yards and a score and Shepard Little added a pair of rushing touchdowns for the Panthers (4-3, 4-0 Ohio Valley Conference).
Whitlow threw a 16-yard scoring pass to James Brooks late in the second quarter to help Eastern Illinois to a 17-10 halftime lead.
Devin Church ran for a touchdown early in the second half and Little scored on a 12-yard run, stretching the Panthers’ lead to 31-13 with a minute left in the third quarter.
In the fourth quarter, Jarvis Williams scored on a 24-yard interception return and backup QB Austin Green hit Paul Gossage from 33 yards to make it 44-13. Harrison’s 83-yard touchdown run with 2:40 to play sealed the win.
Colby Brown had 115 yards passing for the Golden Eagles (2-6, 1-4).