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Missouri StateBearsMOST
1-2, 0-1 Conf
41
Final/2OT
1234OTT
MOST71773741
ILST13100111044
44
Illinois StateRedbirdsILST
3-1, 2-0 Conf

Illinois St. 44, Missouri St. 41, OT

NORMAL, Ill. -- Stephen Fetzer's 39-yard field goal in the second overtime was the difference as Illinois State defeated Missouri State 44-41 Saturday night.

The Redbirds (3-1, 2-0 Missouri Valley) trailed 31-23 entering the fourth quarter, but Fetzer kicked a 20-yard field goal and Ashton Leggett's 15-yard touchdown run with 2:08 remaining put Illinois State ahead. Matt Brown passed to Marvon Sanders for the 2-point conversion to make it 34-31, but Jordan Chiles' 26-yard field goal as time expired tied it for the Bears (1-2, 0-1).

Leggett ran for his fourth TD of the game in the first overtime, and the Bears tied it again on Cody Kirby's 1-yard run. Chiles missed from 42 yards before Fetzer's kick won the game.

Brown threw for 391 yards and a touchdown for Illinois State. Kirby ran for 84 yards and three TDs and passed for 187 yards and another score for Missouri State.

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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