CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) Geno Hess ran for 317 yards and four touchdowns and Southeast Missouri State clinched a share of the Ohio Valley Conference championship Saturday by walloping Murray State, 52-22.
The Redhawks (9-2) finished the regular season with a 5-0 record in conference, tied with UT Martin, which knocked off Eastern Illinois, 34-31 in its season finale. The conference's automatic berth into the FCS playoffs will be decided by a coin flip Saturday night.
Hess broke the Southeast Missouri State and OVC records for most rushing yards in a single game