That was the last play of the 3rd qtr. EIU will have it at 1st and goal at the five to start the fourth qtr.
But the Panthers have it at 3rd and 6 at the ISU 15.
Pass on third down is caught by Lorence Ricks to get the Panthers a 1st and goal at the 5.
EIU is coming right back on their next possession. A big pass to Kenny Whittaker has the Panthers in scoring range.
ISU's drive stalls and Assussier's 49 yard FG attemp was just short. EIU takes over with 3:15 left in the 3rd qtr.
THe first play and the center snap in the shotgun went over Garoppolo's head and bounces right into the Redbird safety Ben Erickson's hands and he scrambles into the endzone for an ISU score.
We have 3:09 left with ISU up now by a touchdown 19-12.
The internet was back at its bad self again. EIU is punting now from midfield and it is a touchback for ISU.
They will have it 1st and 10 with 5:59 left in the 3rd qtr. We are still tied at 12-12.
Nice kickoff return by Lorence Ricks from EIU to set the Panther up at their own 35.
Its a third straight incomplete pass for Brown. 4th and goal with kicker Nick Assussier making the 25 yard attempt to tie the game at 12 a piece. We have 9:18 left in the 3rd quarter.
Two incomplete passes by Matt Brown has ISU with a 3rd and goal at the 8.
Nice catch by Matt Younger to set the Redbrds at first and goal at the eight.
Leggett gets a run to the 34 for the first down.
The Redbirds are down to the EIU 39 but it is 3rd & 3 following a Marvon Sanders catch on 2nd down and a Legget run on 1st.
ISU now 1st & 10 at the EIU 46.
The internet seems to be working a little quicker now.
ISU returns the opening kickoff of the 2nd half to their own 25. .
Ashton Leggett with a big run on 1st down to the 43.
The internet in this pressbox has been very slow or even has gone out a couple of times so I appologize for the lateness of the blogness. We are getting ready for the second half now. ISU will receive the opening kickoff as they deferred in the 1st half.
Its halftime with the 12-9 score staying here.
ISU is driving right before the half. The Redbirds are currently at the EIU 18 but are facing a 3rd and 6.
Lechein Neblett gets a nice 12 yard screen pass to put the Redbirds down to the six.
Ashton Leggett scores on the 2nd and goal play to bring ISU within 12-9 with 45 seconds left in the first half.
EIU takes the ISU fumble in for the game's first touchdown despite getting called for an unsportsmanlike penalty by the fumbe recover Gordy Kickels.
EIU scores on a 20-yard pass play from QB Garoppolo to tight end Sam Henricks.
The score is EIU 12 ISU 2 with 4:16 left in the first half.
ISU gets a safety back as EIU quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo lost the ball in the end zone with Harris from ISU getting the tackle for the 2 pointer. EIU 5 ISU 2 with 8:44 left in the 2nd half.
ISU fumbles the next possession so its EIU ball and the Panthers are just starting out with 7:00 to go in the 1st half.
EIU got a FG on their last drive at the 11:12 mark of the 2nd qtr. EIU 5 ISU 0.
ISU was driving but stalled at the EIU 42 and will punt. EIU ball at their own 16 after a fair catch. We are currently at the 9:47 mark.