Indiana St. 46, W. Illinois 24
Shakir Bell ran for 213 yards and three touchdowns to lead
Indiana State to a 46-24 victory over Western Illinois on
Ronnie Fouch completed only six passes in 21 attempts – but four
went for touchdowns for the Sycamores (5-2, 3-1 Missouri Valley).
All were at least 32 yards, with the longest an 80-yarder to Alex
Bell’s touchdown runs of 51 and 47 yards in the fourth quarter
put the game out of reach for the Sycamores after Western Illinois
had pulled within 33-24. Bell, who carried 21 times, also scored
from 6 yards in the first quarter.
Josh Hudson was 23 of 35 for 269 yards and two touchdowns, both
to Aaron Muhammad for the Leathernecks (2-4, 1-2). Terriun Crump
caught eight passes for 111 yards, his fifth 100-yard game this