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.
The two teams have exchanged punts and EIU last went for it did not back at the ISU 37 yard line. We are currently just 2-0 EIU with 3:57 left in the 1st qtr.
EIU took the opening kickoff to the ISU 34 but the drive stalled. The Panthers punted and downed the ball at the ISU 2.
On ISU's first play. A bobbled snap went out of the end zone for a safety. EIU 2 ISU 0 at the 12:01 mark of the 1st qtr.
EIU's next possession resulted in a punt. ISU's drove ot the EIU 38 but had to punt.
The Eagles finish 8-0 on the red turf--must be the good luck charm for the Eagles.
Final Eastern Washington 41 Villanova 31. The Eagles go to the FCS national championship game for the first time ever.
One kneel down and this one is over.
Whitney sacked and then picked off by Matt Johnson. That wraps it up for sure with just :13 left.
Babbaro returns it to their own 36 on the KO.
Eastern Washington 41 Villanova 31.
Mitchell hits Herd with a great pass for a touchdown. EWU back up by 10 with 1:04 left in the game. It looks like the Eagles are going to Frisco.
Another interesting call after Jarrett missed a FG previously. EWU will go for it.
It will be 3rd & 5 at the 24. Brown gets a yard on the play. 4th & 4 and EWU will call TO after the play clock runs down at the 1:11 mark.
Brown goes out of bounds on the 2nd down play. Freshman mistake on this play as VU has no more TO's.
EWU runs it with Brown and loses three. VU calls their last TO. It will be 2nd & 13 at the 31 with 2:29 left in the game.
They keep the play as called as I thought. It is 1st & 10 at the 28. We are at 2:40 and counting on the game clock.
Looking at the replay, his forward progress appears to be right at the marker. It will be tough to overturn the call in my opinion.
They are going for it and Hart with a catch right at the marker. Good spot gains EWU the 1st down. They will review the play to see if video will show the spot.