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Last-second field goal lifts EMU over Illinois 34-31

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) Eastern Michigan coach Chris Creighton clearly enjoyed the postgame media gathering following his team's impressive last-second 34-31 road win over Illinois on Saturday.

"I love this team," he said, smiling. "I mean, wow. What a great bunch of guys."

Creighton had good reason to be joyous.

Standings - MAC West

Teams W L T Pct Div Conf
C Mi 2 1 0 .667 1-0 1-1
E Mi 2 1 0 .667 0-0 2-1
WestMI 2 1 0 .667 0-0 1-1
Toled 1 1 0 .500 0-0 0-1
Ball 1 2 0 .333 0-0 0-2
NIU 1 2 0 .333 0-0 0-2

Team Leaders

Name Total
Yds Mike Glass III 841
Cmp% Mike Glass III 69.4
Yds Shaq Vann 111
Y/Ru Shaq Vann 3.4
Rec Dylan Drummond 13
Yds Arthur Jackson III 159
TD Mike Glass III 9
Int Korey Hernandez 1

Team Rankings - Offense

Total MAC Rank Div I - FBS Rank
PPG 27.0 6 81
RuY/G 105.3 9 115
Yds/G 280.3 3 34
TO 4 7 54
Rat 108.0 3 41

Team Rankings - Defense

Total MAC Rank Div I - FBS Rank
PA/G 30.7 8 98
RuY/G 160.0 6 77
Yds/G 274.3 9 105
TA 7 1 9
Sk 9 2 23

Latest Game - Sep 14, 2019

Final 1 2 3 4 T
E Mi(2-1) 14 9 0 11 34
Ill(2-1) 17 0 0 14 31

PassingRushingReceiving
E Mi Glass III 23/36-316 Sexton 1-4 Vann 1-1
Ill Peters 22/37-297 Peters 9--34 Norwood 1--3

Player News

Jairus Grissom QB,WR: Grisson had three carries for... Sep 14, 4:13PM

Mike Glass III QB: Glass went 23-for-36 for 316... Sep 14, 4:10PM

Breck Turner RB: Turner had 10 carries for 26... Sep 14, 4:05PM

Willie Parker RB: Parker had 11 carries for 23... Sep 14, 4:02PM

Dylan Drummond WR: Drummond had five receptions... Sep 14, 4:00PM

Last 5 Games

Date Team Result
Sat, Sep 14 @Illinois W, 34-31 Boxscore Recap
Sat, Sep 7 @Kentucky L, 38-17 Boxscore Recap
Sat, Aug 31 @Coastal Carolina W, 30-23 Boxscore Recap

Next 5 Games

Date Team Time
Sat, Sep 21 Central Connecticut State 3:00PM EDT Preview
Sat, Oct 5 @Central Michigan 12:00PM EDT Preview
Sat, Oct 12 Ball State 2:00PM EDT Preview
Sat, Oct 19 Western Michigan 12:00PM EDT Preview
Sat, Oct 26 @Toledo 12:00PM EDT Preview