NORMAL, Ill. – Marshaun Coprich ran for 137 yards and three touchdowns as Illinois State routed Indiana State 55-14 on Saturday.
Illinois State (3-4, 2-2 Missouri Valley) scored on each of its first six drives, taking a 38-0 lead after a 4-yard touchdown run by Coprich in the second quarter. Coprich also ran for a 1-yard score on the Redbirds' first drive of the game and a 72-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Illinois State extended its lead to 45-0 with a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown by Josh Burch on the opening kickoff of the second half.
Blake Winkler tossed two touchdown passes for the Redbirds, including a 50-yarder to Anthony Warrum. Warrum finished with three receptions for 145 yards.
Robert Tonyan Jr. went just 8-for-22 for 69 yards passing for Indiana State (1-6, 0-3) as the Sycamores managed just 174 total yards.