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Jacksonville StateGamecocksJVST
3-1, 1-0 Conf
23
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Eastern IllinoisPanthersEIU
2-3, 0-1 Conf

Jacksonville St. 23, E. Illinois 10

CHARLESTON, Ill. -- Ryan Perrilloux ran for two touchdowns and threw for one to lead Jacksonville State to a 23-10 victory over Eastern Illinois in conference play on Saturday.

Jacksonville State (3-1 1-0 Ohio Valley Conference) was up 21-0 at halftime after wide receiver James Wilkerson caught a pass from Perrilloux with 3:27 left in the first period. Perrilloux scored twice in the second period on a 16-yard and 2-yard run.

Eastern Illinois (2-3, 0-1 Ohio Valley) went on the board for the first time with 4:09 left in the third with a field goal from kicker Tyler Wilke. The score was 23-3.

Panthers defensive back Adrian Arrington gave Eastern Illinois its only touchdown of the game to lead the team in scoring. With 8:03 left in the fourth period, Arrington blocked a punt return and ran 16 yards to make the final 23-10.

The Gamecocks had 23 first downs to 13 for the Panthers. Jacksonville State also out-rushed Eastern Illinois by more than 180 yards, 201-20. The Gamecocks also led in passing yardage, 281-206.

Jacksonville State had 482 offensive yards to 226 for Eastern Illinois.

The game was the Ohio Valley Conference opener for both teams.

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2015 Ohio Valley Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Jacksonville State8-013-2
Eastern Illinois7-17-5
Tennessee-Martin6-27-4
Eastern Kentucky5-36-5
Southeast Missouri State3-44-7
Tennessee Tech3-54-7
Murray State2-63-8
Tennessee State1-64-6
Austin Peay0-80-11