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Murray State defeated in a close loss to Eastern Illinois

(Source: Murray State University) (Source: Murray State University)
MURRAY, KY (KFVS) -

The Murray State football team lost 27-24 to Eastern Illinois in double overtime Saturday at Roy Stewart Stadium.

The game was deadlocked at 21 heading into overtime. 

Both teams kicked a field goal in the first overtime period but the Racers were unable to match the Panthers field goal in the second overtime.

Eastern Illinois is now 5-2 overall and 4-0 in the OVC and Murray State falls to 2-5 overall and 1-3 in the league.

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