Salukis smother Panthers in playoff win -

Salukis smother Panthers in playoff win

The Salukis crushed their first round opponent Saturday to kick off the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.

SIU (11-1) cruised to a 48-7 victory Saturday afternoon against Eastern Illinois at McAndrew Stadium in the first round of the playoffs. The Salukis forced six turnovers and held the Panthers to only 189 yards of total offense — and only 88 yards in the second half.

Head coach Dale Lennon said he was proud of the way his team came into the first playoff game.

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