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MAC Results in their Week One

The above wed address will take you to sully’s college football page’s Game List! Once there click on the Game Date box, and a calendar will drop down, The date you want is 11/4, simply point & click, and it will take you to the MAC results.

Western Michigan 58 Akron 13: Phil Steele’s Review has the Broncos finishing 3rd in the West Division and Akron (Zips) finishing 5th is the East. WM took a 30-13 halftime lead and then outscored the Zips 28-0 in the 2nd half! The Broncos ran a balanced attack, rushing for 218 yards and passing for 266 yards! The Zips ran & passed for an anemic, 256 total yards!

Kent 27 Eastern Michigan 23: The Golden Flashes are picked (Phil Steele’s Review) 4th in the East Division, while EMU is picked 5th in the West! K-State’s run game was the difference in this MAC battle, holding the Eagles to a merger 61 yards rushing, while running the ball for 212 yards.

Buffalo 49 NIU 30: The Bulls were outgained by the NIU Huskies, 397 to 357, out performed on 3rd down conversions (36% to 33%) and penalized more in this win? That said, they won the turnover battle, 5 to 2! A plus 3 is a 42 point swing (the 21 you can now get & the 21 they can’t) enough said!

Central Michigan 30 Ohio 27: The Chippewas kicked a FG with 5:46 to play in the 4th quarter and then held off the Bobcats to secure the win. CM won the turnover battle 2-0, out gained Ohio, 427 to 345, and dominated possession time, 34 minutes to 25.

Miami OH 38 Ball State 31: One of the best games of the night. With the game tied @ 31, Miami’s DC, Spence Nowinsky’s defense intercepted a pass that set up the Redhawks winning score. A tuff loss for Ball State. The Cardinals outgained Miami 478 to 422, converted 60% of the time on 3rd down, and rushed the ball for over 300 yards! The lesson here is that the Miami’s defense kept stepping up and as a result, made the play at the end that won the game! Way to go Spence!

Toledo 38 Bowling Green 3: The Rockets are picked to win the West Division and are off to a good start. They ran over, through, & around Bowling Green’s D to the tune of 310 yards, were 11 of 20 on 3rd down (55%), & held BG offense to 267 total yards and 3 points!

Hope you had a chance to watch the games!

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