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Eastern Illinois beats Jacksonville State 28-20

Oct 24, 2009 - 10:26 PM JACKSONVILLE, Ala.(AP) -- Lorence Ricks had three big special teams plays to lead Eastern Illinois to a 28-20 win over Jacksonville State on Saturday.

Ricks returned a kickoff 87 yards late in the third quarter to give the Panthers a 28-13 lead. He also blocked a punt early in the second quarter and forced a fumble on a Gamecocks' punt return in the fourth.

Ricks finished with 124 yards on two kick returns, became the first to score on a kickoff return against Jacksonville State since Eastern Illinois' Quentin Ponius on Nov. 10, 2007. He also returned a punt 26 yards.

Jake Christensen was 16 of 29 with 190 yards and two touchdowns for the Panthers (6-2, 4-1 Ohio Valley Conference).

The Gamecocks (4-3, 2-1) were led by Ryan Perrilloux, who threw for 236 yards on 16-of-26 passing.

James Wilkerson caught Perrilloux's only touchdown pass and finished with 96 yards on five catches.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    EASTRN ILLINOIS 7 7 14 0 28
    JACKSONVILLE ST 0 6 14 0 20 FINAL

    Oct 24 5:09 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    EASTRN ILLINOIS 7 7 14 28
    JACKSONVILLE ST 0 6 14 20 END, 3RD QTR

    Eastern Illinois 28, Jacksonville State 20  End of 3rdOct 24 4:33 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    EASTRN ILLINOIS 7 7 14
    JACKSONVILLE ST 0 6 6 HALFTIME

    Eastern Illinois 14, Jacksonville State 6  HalfOct 24 3:27 PM


  • NCAAF
    EASTRN ILLINOIS 14
    JACKSONVILLE ST 0 14:35 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Eastern Illinois 14, Jacksonville State 0  2nd - 14:35Oct 24 2:42 PM


  • NCAAF END, 1ST QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    EASTRN ILLINOIS 7 7
    JACKSONVILLE ST 0 0 END, 1ST QTR

    Eastern Illinois 7, Jacksonville State 0  End of 1stOct 24 2:42 PM