JACKSONVILLE, Ala. -- Chip Keys scored on a 4-yard run in the fourth quarter to give Eastern Illinois a 10-6 win over Jacksonville State on Saturday.
Eastern Illinois (9-2, 8-0) finished with a perfect Ohio Valley Conference record after the come-from-behind win and claimed the league's NCAA tournament berth.
Jacksonville State (6-5, 6-2) could have moved into a tie with the Panthers and forced a blind draw to determine the tourney berth.
* conference champions
Tennessee-Martin 49, Murray State 20
Tennessee Tech 31, SE MISSOURI 24
Eastern Illinois 10, Jacksonville State 6
Eastern Kentucky 49, Tennessee State 0
(End regular season)