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Illinois State keeps Western Illinois winless, 20-13

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) Illinois State quarterback Tommy Rittenhouse ran for an 8-yard touchdown in overtime to help the Redbirds beat winless Western Illinois 20-13 on Saturday.

The Redbirds started overtime with the ball. Rittenhouse faked a handoff and raced to the right side with no defenders in front of him before diving into the end zone.

Illinois State DL Josh Dinga batted down a pass in overtime to force a fourth-down attempt from the 25-yard line and Dinga sealed it with a game-winning sack.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: C. Bruno1344
Passing TDs: C. Bruno7
Rushing Yards: E. Collins328
Rushing TDs: C. Bruno1
Receiving Yards: N. Brantley903
Receiving TDs: N. Brantley9
Interceptions: None 
Schedule 2022
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/1 at UT Martin L 25 - 42
9/10 at Minnesota L 10 - 62
9/17 vs. Southern Utah L 10 - 17
9/24 vs. UNI L 17 - 52
10/1 at South Dakota State L 10 - 34
10/15 at Southern Illinois L 7 - 30
10/22 vs. Youngstown State L 27 - 28
10/29 at Missouri State L 14 - 64
11/5 vs. North Dakota State L 17 - 56
11/12 vs. Indiana State L 0 - 21
11/19 at Illinois State L 13 - 20
Missouri Valley
  Conference Overall
1 South Dakota State 8-0 10-1
4 North Dakota State 7-1 9-2
20 North Dakota 5-3 7-5
Youngstown State 5-3 7-4
Northern Iowa 5-3 6-5
Southern Illinois 4-4 5-6
Illinois State 4-4 6-5
Missouri State 3-5 5-6
South Dakota 2-6 3-8
Indiana State 1-7 2-9
Western Illinois 0-8 0-11
Offense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 3008 (110)
Passing Yards: 2036 (81)
Rushing Yards: 972 (107)
Points per game: 13.6 (115)
Yards per game: 273.5 (111)
Touchdowns: 18 (113)
Field Goals: 9 (59)
Defense (FCS Rank)
Yards: 5097 (112)
Passing Yards: 2538 (77)
Rushing Yards: 2559 (114)
Points per game: 38.7 (112)
Yards per game: 463.4 (111)
Touchdowns: 52 (111)
Field Goals: 12 (88)
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