Scores

Final

SE Missouri St 17

(9-3, 4-3 away)

E Washington 37

(10-2, 7-0 home)

4:00 PM ET, December 4, 2010

Roos Field, Cheney, WA

1 2 3 4 T
SEMO 7 10 0 017
EWU 7 10 7 1337

Top Performers

Passing: B. Mitchell (EWU) - 178 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: T. Jones (EWU) - 25 CAR, 168 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: N. Edwards (EWU) - 8 REC, 65 YDS, 1 TD

E. Washington 37, SE Missouri 17

Associated Press

CHENEY, Wash. -- Taiwan Jones rushed for 168 yards and two touchdowns and Eastern Washington pulled away in the second half to beat Southeast Missouri 37-17 Saturday in the second round of the FCS playoffs.

Bo Levi Mitchell threw for 178 yards and two touchdowns for the Eagles (10-2), who have won eight straight and will host North Dakota State in the quarterfinals either Friday or Saturday.

Henry Harris rushed for 108 yards and a score for the Redhawks (9-3) in their first postseason appearance.

Tied at 17-all in the third quarter, Mitchell found Nicholas Edwards with a 10-yard scoring pass then hit Greg Herd with a 10-yard TD toss early in the fourth.

Jones, who has rushed for 100 yards in six straight games, had scoring runs of 1 and 56 yards in the first half.

Joshua Jackson had 15 tackles and an interception return for a touchdown for Southeast Missouri.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SEMO
EWU
1st Downs822
Total Yards268395
Passing69178
Rushing199217
Penalties9-1064-55
3rd Down Conversions3-146-15
4th Down Conversions2-32-3
Turnovers42
Possession26:4033:20

Passing Leaders

Southeast Missouri StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Scheible6/15694.602
Eastern WashingtonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Mitchell21/341785.221

Rushing Leaders

Southeast Missouri StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Harris201085.4153
Scheible14543.9019
Eastern WashingtonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Jones251686.7256
Brown13544.219

Receiving Leaders

Southeast Missouri StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Ahamefule13838.0038
Brown22613.0017
Eastern WashingtonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Edwards8658.1120
Kaufman4379.3015

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSEMOEWU
TD07:38Taiwan Jones 1 Yd Run (Mike Jarrett Kick) 07
TD03:05Joshua Jackson 10 Yd Interception Return (Drew Geldbach Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERSEMOEWU
TD04:14Henry Harris 1 Yd Run (Drew Geldbach Kick) 147
TD03:43Taiwan Jones 56 Yd Run (Mike Jarrett Kick) 1414
FG00:43Drew Geldbach 34 Yd 1714
FG00:01Mike Jarrett 39 Yd 1717
THIRD QUARTERSEMOEWU
TD04:56Nicholas Edwards 10 Yd Pass From Bo Levi Mitchell (Mike Jarrett Kick) 1724
FOURTH QUARTERSEMOEWU
TD13:40Greg Herd 10 Yd Pass From Bo Levi Mitchell (Mike Jarrett Kick) 1731
TD05:57Mario Brown 9 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 1737