CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Shariff Harris and Lucien Walker scored on 2-yard runs in the first quarter and Chris Dieker threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Cam Fuller to lead Southern Illinois to a 20-10 victory over Western Illinois on Saturday.
Steve Strother gained 150 yards on 29 carries for the Salukis (4-6, 3-4 Missouri Valley). They outrushed Western Illinois 254 yards to minus-7.
Dieker went 12-for-18 for 110 yards. He also rushed for 66 yards.
Barr went 23-for-44 for 343 yards but was sacked five times, three times by Jayson DiManche.
Harris' touchdown capped a season-long 17-play drive for Southern Illinois.
Linebacker Myles Jack, who suffered a season-ending knee injury, said Thursday he decided to leave UCLA and enter the 2016 NFL draft because he wants to be compensated for his skills.
Randy Edsall will coach Maryland against No. 1 Ohio State on Saturday, the school announced Thursday as rumors swirled about his job status going forward.
Tennessee chancellor Jimmy G. Cheek has issued a statement amid rumors that alleges coach Butch Jones fought and punched senior offensive lineman Mack Crowder during a fall practice session.
With the addition of a few tweaks, UConn football coach Bob Diaco is still planning to bring a rivalry trophy with him to Florida on Saturday when the Huskies play UCF.
Arizona quarterback Anu Solomon will start against Oregon State on Saturday, a source told ESPN.
Rutgers receiver Leonte Carroo returned to practice Thursday after charges that he attacked a woman he used to date were dropped, and he said he was "lucky" to be playing again.