RICHMOND, Ky. -- Jared Pilson, Devin Church and Darshon McCullough ran for scores and Eastern Illinois converted one of three turnovers into points to beat Eastern Kentucky 24-0 on Saturday in a regular-season finale.
Church gained 177 yards on 25 carries and became the 12th running back in EIU history to gain 1,000 yards in a season. He scored on an 8-yard run in the third quarter.
It was the EIU's first shutout since its 31-0 win over Indiana State on Sept. 12, 2009.
Pilson's 3-yard TD run capped a five-play, 34-yard second-quarter drive and was set up by an Eastern Kentucky fumble on a punt return. The Panthers (6-5, 4-4 Ohio Valley) couldn't cash in on another fumble and an interception.
McCullough scored on a 4-yard run in the fourth quarter after Church ran for 68 yards on the previous play.
The Panthers outgained the Colonels 431-152 in total yards and held Eastern Kentucky (3-8, 2-6) to 68 yards rushing.
Khalil Tate passed for a career-best 349 yards and five touchdowns, then sat out most of the fourth quarter and Arizona gave Kevin Sumlin his first victory as Wildcats coach with a 62-31 rout of Southern Utah on Saturday night.
Junior Ryan Agnew threw his first career touchdown pass to cap an impressive drive to tie the game just before halftime, Juwan Washington rushed for 138 yards and one score and San Diego State's defense came up huge as the Aztecs survived a crazy...
John Lampley threw for three touchdowns to help Southern beat NAIA Langston 33-18 on Saturday night in a weather-shortened game.
Arizona State's Manny Wilkins throws a deep pass on 4th down to Frank Darby that is called incomplete after a targeting hit by San Diego State's Trenton Thompson.
Arizona QB Khalil Tate rolls right and finds Shun Brown for 65 yards for the TD, Tate's fourth of five scores through the air.
Michigan lost to Notre Dame. Penn State needed OT to beat Appalachian State. And Wisconsin lost to BYU. Well, Ohio State, the Big Ten's playoff hopes are on you.
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