Eastern IllinoisPanthersEIU
6-5, 5-3 Conf
13
Final
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EIU060713
PEAY777728
28
Austin PeayGovernorsPEAY
8-4, 7-1 Conf

Tanner with 2 TDs, Austin Peay beats Eastern Illinois 28-13

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. -- Ahmaad Tanner ran for 95 yards and two touchdowns and Austin Peay beat Eastern Illinois 28-13 in a regular season closer on Saturday night.

Jeremiah Oatsvall had 49 yards rushing and a score for the Governors (8-4, 7-1 Ohio Valley Conference) who had possession for over 40 minutes and had 403 yards of offense while holding Eastern Illinois to 270 yards.

The Governors scored a touchdown in each quarter, beginning with Tanner's 22-yard scoring run in the first. Kyran Moore took it in from 10 yards out for another with 9:13 to play in the half and they led 14-6 at halftime.

Oatsvall ran for a 26-yard touchdown late in the third quarter to make it 21-6. Juantarious Bryant intercepted Scott Gilkey two plays into the following Panther drive and returned it 18 yards, setting up a second Tanner touchdown for a 28-6 advantage.

Isaiah Johnson rushed for 107 yards and a touchdown for the Panthers (6-5, 5-3).

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2018 Ohio Valley Conference Standings

TEAMCONFOVR
Austin Peay0-02-1
Southeast Missouri State0-02-1
Tennessee State0-01-0
Jacksonville State0-01-1
Eastern Kentucky0-01-2
Eastern Illinois0-00-3
Murray State0-00-3
Tennessee Tech0-00-3
UT Martin0-00-3