Eastern Illinois upsets No. 5 Illinois State in Mid-America Classic


NORMAL -- Eastern Illinois knocked off No. 5 Illinois State 24-21 in the 105th Mid-America Classic Saturday.

It was EIU's first win over a top five ranked opponent since 1992 when the Panthers beat No. 1 ranked Northern Iowa.

EIU improved to 2-1 and will host Austin Peay next Saturday at 1 p.m. in the OVC opener.

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