Scores

Final

Northern Iowa 14

(7-4, 6-2 MVFC)

W Illinois 30

(7-4, 5-3 MVFC)

2:00 PM ET, November 20, 2010

Hanson Field, Macomb, IL

1 2 3 4 T
UNI 0 0 7 714
WIU 6 14 10 030

Top Performers

Passing: M. Barr (WIU) - 298 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: C. Ray (WIU) - 31 CAR, 140 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: J. Herring (UNI) - 6 REC, 111 YDS, 2 TD

W. Illinois 30, N. Iowa 14

Associated Press

MACOMB, Ill. -- Matt Barr threw for 298 yards and two touchdowns and Caulton Ray ran for 140 yards and a score to lead Western Illinois to a 30-14 victory over Northern Iowa on Saturday.

Bryce Flowers caught an 87-yard touchdown pass and Pat Smith added three field goals for the Leathernecks (7-4, 5-3), who clinched second place in the Missouri Valley by beating the conference champion.

Jarred Herring caught six passes for 111 yards and two touchdowns for the Panthers (7-4, 6-2), who had their five-game winning streak snapped but are headed to the FCS playoffs.

Western Illinois outgained Northern Iowa 527-265 in total yards and led 20-0 at halftime and 30-0 midway through the third quarter.

The Leathernecks completed the regular season 6-0 at home after going winless in Macomb last year.

SPONSORED HEADLINES

Team Stat Comparison

 
UNI
WIU
1st Downs1423
Total Yards265527
Passing216311
Rushing49216
Penalties4-455-50
3rd Down Conversions6-156-14
4th Down Conversions1-11-1
Turnovers12
Possession27:5532:05

Passing Leaders

Northern IowaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Davis10/231747.621
Western IllinoisC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Barr16/2329813.021

Rushing Leaders

Northern IowaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Anderson11222.007
Cutkomp5163.207
Western IllinoisCARYDSAVGTDLG
Ray311404.5156
Barr10696.9024

Receiving Leaders

Northern IowaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Herring611118.5236
Turner23618.0021
Western IllinoisRECYDSAVGTDLG
Flowers18787.0187
Senatus57715.4122

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERUNIWIU
FG12:21Pat Smith 19 Yd 03
FG00:44Pat Smith 28 Yd 06
SECOND QUARTERUNIWIU
TD04:49Caulton Ray 1 Yd Run (Pat Smith Kick) 013
TD00:15Lito Senatus 4 Yd Pass From Matt Barr (Pat Smith Kick) 020
THIRD QUARTERUNIWIU
TD11:08Bryce Flowers 87 Yd Pass From Matt Barr (Pat Smith Kick) 027
FG08:54Pat Smith 32 Yd 030
TD03:24Jarred Herring 26 Yd Pass From Zach Davis (Billy Hallgren Kick) 730
FOURTH QUARTERUNIWIU
TD03:26Jarred Herring 36 Yd Pass From Zach Davis (Billy Hallgren Kick) 1430