Indiana State gets 1st win at Illinois State since 1997

NORMAL, Ill. (AP) — Kurtis Wilderman passed for 243 yards and rushed for two touchdowns to help Indiana State beat Illinois State 15-10 on Saturday.

Wilderman’s touchdowns came with 3:50 remaining in the third quarter and 3:58 in the fourth.

After Wilderman’s second score, Rylan Cole came through on the ensuing Illinois State possession by forcing a fumble that Jalen Moss came up with to set off a celebration on the Indiana State sideline.

Peterson Kerlegrand carried it 19 times for 61 yards for Indiana State (5-6, 3-5 Missouri Valley Conference Football). Dante Hendrix had five catches for 55 yards.

The win marked Indiana State’s first in Normal, Ill. since the 1997 season.

Jackson Waring threw for 191 yards with one touchdown and one interception for Illinois State (4-7, 2-6).

___

More AP college football: https://apnews.com/hub/college-football and https://twitter.com/AP_Top25. Sign up for the AP’s college football newsletter: https://apnews.com/cfbtop25

Copyright © 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, written or redistributed.

Related Categories:

College Football | Other Sports News | Sports

More from WTOP

Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up