(6-5, 4-4 MVFC)
(5-6, 4-4 MVFC)
2:00 PM ET, November 20, 2010
Saluki Stadium, Carbondale, IL
Passing: C. Dieker (SIU) - 279 YDS, 4 TD, 1 INT
Rushing: D. Gates (INST) - 26 CAR, 179 YDS, 2 TD
Receiving: K. Harruff (SIU) - 3 REC, 81 YDS, 1 TD
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Chris Dieker threw four touchdowns and ran for two more and Southern Illinois beat Indiana State 49-21 Saturday.
The Salukis (5-6, 4-4 Missouri Valley) finished with 508 total offense yards to Indiana State's (6-5, 4-4) 301 yards.
Dieker set career-highs with four TD passes and 279 yards and finished with 11 carries for 41 yards on the ground.
Dieker connected with Kyle Harruff on a 31-yard TD pass and Cam Fuller on a 29-yarder. Joe Allaria and Philip Schumacher also caught Dieker TD passes. Shariff Harris also ran for a TD.
Darrius Gates rushed for two touchdowns and finished with 26 carries for 179 yards for the Sycamores. Coy Glass also threw a TD pass to Brock Lough.