RICHMOND, Ky. – No. 8 Jacksonville State built a 28-0 lead at halftime and cruised from there to beat Eastern Kentucky 56-7 Saturday at Roy Kidd Stadium.
Jacksonville State out-gained Eastern Kentucky 287-49 in the first half, including 152-12 on the ground. The Colonels had an edge in time-of-possession, but converted just 2-of-8 third down situations.
EKU drops to 2-3, 1-1 in the OVC with the loss and they return to action next Saturday on the road at UT-Martin.