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Missouri State edges past Western Illinois 31-28

Oct 23, 2010 - 10:30 PM SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Chris Douglas caught a touchdown pass and later ran in for the go-ahead score to help Missouri State take a 31-28 win over Western Illinois on Saturday.

Douglas' 71-yard touchdown run came early in the fourth quarter to put the Bears (3-4, 2-2 Missouri Valley) up 28-21 with about 11 minutes to play. He finished with 165 yards rushing.

Austin Witmer kicked a field goal later in the quarter to widen Missouri State's lead to 31-21.

The Leathernecks (5-3, 3-2) scored on the next drive when Matt Barr hit Lito Senatus with a 38-yard pass with about three and a half minutes left. But the Bears held on after that.

Barr led the game in passing with 402 yards. He also ran for a touchdown early in the fourth quarter.

MSU's Cody Kirby threw for 157 yards and a touchdown as well as ran in for a score of his own in the first half.








  • NCAAF FINAL
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    WESTRN ILLINOIS 7 7 0 14 28
    MISSOURI ST 0 21 0 10 31 FINAL

    Western Illinois 28, Missouri State 31  FinalOct 23 5:08 PM


  • NCAAF END, 3RD QTR
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    WESTRN ILLINOIS 7 7 0 14
    MISSOURI ST 0 21 0 21 END, 3RD QTR

    Oct 23 4:23 PM


  • NCAAF HALFTIME
    1ST 2ND 3RD 4TH TOTAL
    --- --- --- --- -----
    WESTRN ILLINOIS 7 7 14
    MISSOURI ST 0 21 21 HALFTIME

    Western Illinois 14, Missouri State 21  HalfOct 23 3:43 PM


  • NCAAF
    WESTRN ILLINOIS 7
    MISSOURI ST 7 11:42 LEFT, 2ND QTR

    Western Illinois 7, Missouri State 7  2nd - 11:42Oct 23 2:48 PM


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

    Western Illinois 7, Missouri State 0  End of 1stOct 23 2:48 PM