Breaking News Bar
posted: 10/9/2010 9:55 PM

Eastern Kentucky beats Eastern Illinois 35-7

Success - Article sent! close

RICHMOND, Ky. -- T.J. Pryor rushed for three touchdowns and threw for another score to lead Eastern Kentucky to a 35-7 win over Eastern Illinois on Saturday night.

Pryor scored on runs of 6, 2 and 30 yards in the first half to give the Colonels (2-3, 1-0 Ohio Valley Conference) a 21-0 lead. The quarterback finished with 78 yards rushing on 11 carries.

Pryor completed 9 of 20 passes for 85 yards for Eastern Kentucky.

The Panthers (0-6, 0-4) scored their first points in the second quarter when Jimmy Garoppolo connected with Lorence Ricks on a 29-yard touchdown.

Bruce Frieson had second-half scores with a 15-yard touchdown run and a 13-yard touchdown catch for the Colonels.

Garoppolo led Eastern Illinois with 272 yards passing but was sacked six times and intercepted twice. Kenny Whittaker caught eight passes for 102 yards.

    Winner - 2015 Best Website
    Illinois Press Association
    Illinois Press Association