Scores

Final

Cent Arkansas 37

(2-0, 1-0 away)

E Illinois 7

(0-2, 0-1 home)

2:30 PM ET, September 11, 2010

O'Brien Stadium, Charleston, IL

1 2 3 4 T
CARK 10 10 10 737
EIU 7 0 0 07

Top Performers

Passing: N. Dick (CARK) - 167 YDS, 1 INT

Rushing: W. Smothers (CARK) - 6 CAR, 76 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: D. Croom (CARK) - 4 REC, 65 YDS

Cent. Arkansas 37, E. Illinois 7

Associated Press

CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Wynrick Smothers rushed for two touchdowns and Central Arkansas beat Eastern Illinois 37-7 on Saturday in the first meeting between the teams.

Terence Bobo also scored a pair of touchdowns and Eddie Carmona contributed three field goals for the Bears (2-0).

Nathan Dick completed 22 of 30 passes for 167 yards. Central Arkansas passed for 214 yards and rushed for 162 yards.

The Bears defense forced five fumbles by the Panthers (0-2) and held them to 52 yards passing and 68 yards rushing.

Frank Newsome had a sack and a forced fumble.

Jimmy Potempa led the Panthers on the ground with 92 yards. Brandon Large completed a pass to Von Wise to score. Large was sacked six times and completed only 10 of 24 passes.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CARK
EIU
1st Downs196
Total Yards376120
Passing21452
Rushing16268
Penalties5-255-50
3rd Down Conversions7-181-10
4th Down Conversions2-20-2
Turnovers25
Possession37:3022:30

Passing Leaders

Central ArkansasC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Dick22/301675.601
Eastern IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Large10/24522.212

Rushing Leaders

Central ArkansasCARYDSAVGTDLG
Smothers67612.7235
Bobo11373.4210
Eastern IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Potempa99210.2052
Whittaker111.001

Receiving Leaders

Central ArkansasRECYDSAVGTDLG
Croom46516.3035
Hinton6386.3014
Eastern IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Bruns12020.0020
Wright2199.5013

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCARKEIU
FG08:10Eddie Carmona 21 Yd 30
TD05:29Terence Bobo 3 Yd Run (Eddie Carmona Kick) 100
TD02:28Von Wise 2 Yd Pass From Brandon Large (Kevin Cook Kick) 107
SECOND QUARTERCARKEIU
TD14:13Wynrick Smothers 19 Yd Run (Eddie Carmona Kick) 177
FG07:42Eddie Carmona 39 Yd 207
THIRD QUARTERCARKEIU
TD08:29Terence Bobo 1 Yd Run (Eddie Carmona Kick) 277
FG00:24Eddie Carmona 20 Yd 307
FOURTH QUARTERCARKEIU
TD10:18Wynrick Smothers 5 Yd Run (Eddie Carmona Kick) 377