Williams, Southern Illinois run past Indiana State, 23-14
TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) — Javon Williams Jr. ran for two touchdowns and Nico Gauldoni kicked three field goals as Southern Illinois beat Indiana State, 23-17 in a Missouri Valley Football Conference battle Saturday afternoon.
Williams' second touchdown, a 2-yard run with 3:37 left in the first half put Southern Illinois on top for good. Gauldoni added a 24-yard field goal with :08 left in the half made it 17-7 at intermission. He converted from 36-yards out in the third and added a 27-yarder in the fourth quarter.
Dafney ran for two touchdowns but Indiana State (3-6, 1-4) was held to just 292 yards of total offense.