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UNI defeated by Western Illinois, 37-17

Panthers give up 300 passing yards to Leatherneck quarterback.

Posted: Oct 28, 2018 9:01 AM

MACOMB, Ill. (AP) — Sean McGuire threw for two touchdowns, both to Isaiah LeSure, and Western Illinois beat Northern Iowa 37-17 on Saturday.

McGuire had 300 yards passing for the Leathernecks (4-4, 3-2 Missouri Valley Football Conference). LeSure finished with 164 yards receiving. Max Norris had two rushing touchdowns and Steve McShane ran for a score.

Norris ran for his first touchdown from the 1 early in the second quarter to give Western Illinois a 7-3 lead. The Panthers (4-4, 3-2) went ahead on an Eli Dunne scoring pass to Marcus Weymiller, but McGuire put the Leathernecks back on top with a 69-yard touchdown throw to LeSure to make it 14-10 with 11:41 left in the half. Later, linebacker Pete Swenson sacked Dunne in the Panthers end zone for a Leathernecks safety and they led 16-10 at halftime.

Northern Iowa struggled throughout the second half as the Leathernecks scored three more touchdowns, including McShane's short rushing score for a 37-10 advantage with 5:59 left.

Dunne finished with 218 yards and a score passing for the Panthers.

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