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Southern IllinoisSalukisSIU
3-1, 2-0 Conf
30
Final
1234T
SIU14133030
WIU370010
10
Western IllinoisLeathernecksWIU
1-3, 0-1 Conf

S. Illinois 30, W. Illinois 10

MACOMB, Ill. -- Deji Karim's 92-yard touchdown run less than three minutes into the game helped ignite Southern Illinois to a 30-10 victory over Western Illinois in Missouri Valley Football Conference play on Saturday.

Karim, who finished with 157 yards on 18 carries, added a 3-yard TD run later in the first quarter, and Chris Dieker threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to John Goode for the Salukis (3-1, 2-0). Kyle Dougherty added three field goals for the winners.

Dre Gibbs ran for 84 yards and a touchdown for the Leathernecks (1-3, 0-1). It was Western's first game since Don Patterson stepped down as head coach for health reasons. Assistant Mark Hendrickson took his place.

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2015 Missouri Valley Football Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
North Dakota State7-113-2
Illinois State7-110-2
Northern Iowa5-39-4
South Dakota State5-38-4
Western Illinois5-37-6
Indiana State3-55-6
South Dakota3-55-6
Youngstown State3-55-6
Southern Illinois2-63-8
Missouri State0-81-10