CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Southern Illinois rushed for 323 yards to upend Eastern Illinois 48-7 Saturday in the first round of the FCS playoffs.
Karim tied it four minutes later on the first of his three touchdowns. Karim ran for 115 yards, the first time the Panthers had allowed anyone to rush for 100 yards. It was the ninth time this season Karim had cleared 100 yards.
Eastern Illinois turned the ball over six times.
Next Saturday, SIU will host William and Mary, which defeated Weber State.