Salukis first to go undefeated in conference play The Salukis guaranteed themselves, and McAndrew Stadium, at least one more home game.
The No. 1 SIU (9-1, 8-0 Missouri Valley Football Conference) took advantage of numerous turnovers as it defeated Missouri State 44-24 Saturday in the final regular-season home game at McAndrew Stadium.
The win guaranteed the Salukis the outright conference title, and made them the first team ever to go undefeated in league play. They also set the MVFC record with their 14th straight conference win.