Illinois State Redbirds (3-0)


Illinois State uses big 3rd quarter to beat Missouri State

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) Jake Kolbe passed for 312 yards and a touchdown and ran for another to help Illinois State beat Missouri State 34-9 in the Missouri Valley Conference opener for both teams on Saturday.

The Redbirds (3-0, 1-0) pulled away in the third quarter as Kolbe led touchdown drives of 60, 64, 58 and 35 yards. His 28-yard TD pass to Anthony Fowler made it 34-6 with 7 seconds left in the period. The Bears (1-3, 0-1) capped the scoring on a late field goal.

Both teams had 236 yards of total offense in the first half before Illinois State outgained the Bears 217-0 in the third.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: J. Kolbe724
Passing TDs: J. Kolbe4
Rushing Yards: M. Smith214
Rushing TDs: J. Robinson4
Receiving Yards: S. Schnell220
Receiving TDs: C. Gibbs2
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2017
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/2 vs. Butler W 45 - 0
9/16 at Eastern Illinois W 44 - 13
9/23 at Missouri State W 34 - 9
9/30 vs. Indiana State 4:30 PT5:30 MT6:30 CT7:30 ET11:30 GMT7:30 北京时间4:30 MST6:30 EST
10/7 at Northern Arizona 4:00 PT5:00 MT6:00 CT7:00 ET11:00 GMT7:00 北京时间4:00 MST6:00 EST
10/14 at Southern Illinois 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST2:00 EST
10/21 vs. South Dakota 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET7:00 GMT3:00 北京时间12:00 MST2:00 EST
10/28 at Youngstown State 11:00 PT12:00 MT1:00 CT2:00 ET6:00 GMT2:00 北京时间11:00 MST1:00 EST
11/4 vs. Western Illinois 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET5:00 GMT1:00 北京时间10:00 MST12:00 EST
11/11 at South Dakota State 12:00 PT1:00 MT2:00 CT3:00 ET8:00 GMT4:00 北京时间1:00 MST3:00 EST
11/18 vs. North Dakota State 10:00 PT11:00 MT12:00 CT1:00 ET6:00 GMT2:00 北京时间11:00 MST1:00 EST
Missouri Valley
  Conference Overall
14 Illinois State 1-0 3-0
2 North Dakota State 0-0 3-0
13 South Dakota 0-0 3-0
4 South Dakota State 0-0 3-0
19 Western Illinois 0-0 3-0
Southern Illinois 0-0 2-1
6 Youngstown State 0-0 2-1
Northern Iowa 0-0 1-2
Indiana State 0-0 0-3
Missouri State 0-1 1-3
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 1434 (42)
Passing Yards: 729 (61)
Rushing Yards: 705 (27)
Points per game: 41.0 (11)
Yards per game: 478.0 (12)
Touchdowns: 14 (32)
Field Goals: 6 (6)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 469 (2)
Passing Yards: 301 (2)
Rushing Yards: 168 (4)
Points per game: 7.3 (2)
Yards per game: 156.3 (2)
Touchdowns: 2 (2)
Field Goals: 1 (6)
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