HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) -
threw for 316 yards and three touchdowns to lead Marshall to a 31-28 win over Southern Illinois on Saturday.
had 119 yards on 10 catches, while
caught nine passes for 114 yards and two touchdowns for the
. Marshall gained 388 yards of total offense in the season opener for both teams.
The Salukis, who had three turnovers, brought the game within 31-28 with 1:40 left on a 5-yard run by
. Marshall recovered the Salukis' onside kick to win for the first time in three meetings between the two teams.
Dieker finished with four touchdowns - two rushing and two passing. He also threw for 206 yards and gained 24 yards on the
Southern Illinois' running game was led by
, who carried the ball 16 times for 67 yards.