Eastern Illinois flies past Tennessee Tech, 52-38
COOKEVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Harry Woodbery threw for 339 yards and five touchdowns and Eastern Illinois beat Tennessee Tech, 52-38 Saturday night in an Ohio Valley Conference game that saw the teams combine to score 42 points in the fourth quarter.
Woodbury and Tennessee Tech quarterback Bailey Fisher combined to throw for 722 yards and nine touchdowns.
Woodbury's 37-yard strike to Aaron Gooch put the Panthers (1-4, 1-1) up for good, 14-10 and his eight-yard strike to Alexander Hollins put them up 21-10 at the half. His second touchdown pass to Hollins, from 15-yards out, made it 38-17 to start the fourth quarter. Isaiah Johnson added a 46-yard touchdown run and Jamal Scott ran 21 yards for another score to make it 52-24 with 4:08 to play.
Woodbury completed 32 of 49 passes for Eastern Illinois. Fisher was 27 of 41 for 383 yards and four touchdowns and was picked off once.