Illinois State vs Eastern Michigan Wrap - Illinois State Wins 31-14
|Illinois State vs Eastern Michigan Wrap - Illinois State Wins 31-14|
Darrelynn Dunn tore up the turf for 129 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the RedBirds to a 31-14 win over the Eagles at Rynearson Stadium.
Matt Brown completed 14 of 22 pass attempts for 155 yards for the RedBirds in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Eagles defense.
Alex Gillett rushed for 49 yards for Eastern Michigan, while Javonti Greene added 26 yards. Alex Gillett threw for 145 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Garrett Hoskins and Bronson Hill had 41 and 37 yards respectively.
Eastern Michigan was outgained by Illinois State 371-248 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-11 by the RedBirds.
The time of possession battle favored Illinois State as their offense was on the field for 37:16, longer than the 21:14 of their opponents.