Southeast Missouri State Falls 27-10 to Cardinals - Recap
|Southeast Missouri State Falls 27-10 to Cardinals - Recap|
Eric Williams scampered through the Southeast Missouri State defense for 105 yards as Ball State handed the Indians a 27-10 defeat on Thursday at Scheumann Stadium.
Ball State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 25-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 41.5.
Kelly Page completed 10 of 17 pass attempts for 85 yards for the Cardinals in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Indians defense.
Henry Harris rushed for 50 yards for Southeast Missouri State, while Mike Jones added 38 yards. Matt Scheible threw for 112 yards for the Indians, while receivers Henry Harris and Miles Edwards had 82 and 18 yards respectively.
Southeast Missouri State lost the offensive yardage battle to Ball State 328-237 yards in Thursday's game. Ball State had more first downs as that total ended up 23-15.
Southeast Missouri State lost the time of possession battle 36:33/23:27, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.