22nd ranked Southwest Baptist University picked up a 54-34 victory over Central State. With the win, SBU improves to 9-1 (6-1 GLVC) improving on their record number of wins in program history. Bubba Jenkins (Parkview HS, Springfield) also broke the SBU single season rushing record, as he now stands at 1,411 rushing yards on the season, while T.J Edwards tied the SBU single season passing touchdown record with 31.
Truman State grabbed a share of a Great Lakes Valley Conference title with a dominating second half performance and a 23-3 victory over Saint Joseph’s (Ind.) College on Saturday afternoon.
Truman can win the Great Lakes Valley Conference outright next week in the regular season finale at McKendree. The Bulldogs are the only undefeated team in the GLVC at 7-0 while Southwest Baptist has their finale at home against Lincoln. It is the first time since 1988 that Truman has earned a share of a regular season conference championship.