Indiana State leads all the way to beat E. Illinois 16-6

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TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP)Kurtis Wilderman threw for 186 yards and a touchdown as Indiana State took an early lead and held it, beating Eastern Illinois 16-6 on Saturday.

The Sycamores (2-2) were up 3-0 when Wilderman hit Rontrez Morgan for a 69-yard score with :33 left in the first quarter. Jerry Nunez kicked his second of three field goals late in the second quarter and Indiana State led 13-0 at halftime.

Wilderman also led the Sycamores’ ground game, running for 50 yards on 15 carries. Morgan caught four passes for 90 yards receiving.

The Sycamores outgained Eastern Illinois 343-200 yards.

The Panthers (0-4) had four turnovers during the game, including Harry Woodbery’s two interceptions. Woodbery – who replaced starting QB Johnathan Brantley late in the first half – was 8-of-22 passing for 63 yards and ran for the Panthers only score.

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