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Eastern Illinois pushed No. 17 Jacksonville State last Saturday but fell short 28-20 against the Gamecocks. The Panthers turn their attention to The University of Tennessee-Martin this week in Martin, Tennessee. 


JSU intercepted one pass in the end zone and two others to end the first and second halves.  
EIU fell to 0-7 on the season, 0-3 in the OVC.


Isaiah Hill scored two touchdowns on Saturday against Jacksonville State as he hauled in a 25-yard touchdown pass and ran for a 10-yard score. 


Game time Saturday is 2 pm and can be heard on The Big 1520 AM/92.3 FM/106.5 FM WHOW and online at dewittdailynews.com. 

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