Southern Illinois cruises to 55-3 win over Dayton


CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Nic Baker threw for three touchdowns and FCS top-10 ranked Southern Illinois beat Dayton 55-3. Baker was 16-of-21 passing for 235 yards, including a 53-yard catch-and-run TD to Avante Cox. Cox and Landon Lenoir, who also had a TD, finished with 98 yards receiving each. Javon Williams Jr. rushed for 123 yards on three carries, all in the first half. His total included a 73-yard run for the game’s first touchdown. Justin Strong added 75 yards, including a score. The Salukis (2-1) led 38-0 at halftime. Sam Webster kicked a 38-yard field goal late in the third quarter, ensuring the Flyers’ 489th straight game without a shutout, extending their NCAA all-division record. 

The post Southern Illinois cruises to 55-3 win over Dayton appeared first on WEEK.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here