YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Tony Tate scored three touchdowns, including a 95-yard kickoff return, and Justin Nutof intercepted a pass in the closing seconds to help Western Illinois beat Youngstown State 27-24 to snap an 8-game losing. The Leathernecks (1-5, 1-5 Missouri Valley Conference) won for the first time since beating South Dakota 38-34 on November 2, 2019. Jaleel McLaughlin had 17 carries for 122 yards and a touchdown for Youngstown State (1-5, 1-5). Michael Lawson returned a punt 36 yards for a score to give Western Illinois a 7-0 lead about five minutes into the game.
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