Murray St. stays perfect with rally over E. Illinois

Damonta Witherspoon scored two speeding touchdowns and Preston Rice threw and ran for rankings and Murray State overcame a two-touchdown deficit overdue to overcome Japanese Illinois 41-27

MURRAY, Ky, — Damonta Witherspoon scored two speeding touchdowns and Preston Rice threw and ran for rankings and Murray State overcame a two-touchdown deficit overdue to overcome Japanese Illinois 41-27 on Sunday.

The 2 had been knotted at 10 at halftime when Mark Williams got here up with a 38-yard pick-6 towards Rice to begin the 3rd. Aaron Baum tied a college file with a 58-yard box goa l to deliver the Racers (Five-Zero, Five-Zero Ohio Valley Convention) inside 17-13.

On Japanese Illinois’ (1-Four, 1-Four) following force, Jordan Smith ran 80 yards for a 24-13 lead, and Stone Galloway’s 29-yard box purpose made it a 14-point sport with nine:29 left within the 3rd. Smith completed with 142 speeding on 13 carries.

Murray State proceeded to attain back-to-back touchdowns ahead of the quarter ended as Rice discovered DeQuan Dallas on a 15-yard landing move with 7:40 left within the 3rd ahead of operating Rice ran it in from 2-yards out 2-1/2 mins later to tie it.

Baum adopted with box targets of 26 and 37 yards and Witherspoon’s Four-yard landing run with three:33 sealed it.

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