Kent State routs Ohio; Buffalo rollsPublished 1:28am Wednesday, November 20, 2013
ATHENS (AP) — Dri Archer had 138 yards and three touchdowns as Kent State dominated Ohio 44-13 on Tuesday night.
The game was close in the first half as Kent State (4-8) took a 17-13 lead into halftime. The Golden Flashes scored two touchdowns in the third quarter to take a 31-13 lead and held Ohio (6-5) scoreless for the entire second half.
Kent State rushed for 312 yards and its longest run of the night was from a defensive lineman. Facing a fourth-and-4 from their own 39, Kent State’s Nate Terhune took a direct snap and ran a sweep around the left side and hurdled a Bobcat defender on his way to a 61-yard touchdown.
Colin Reardon threw for 213 yards and a touchdown for Kent State. It was the Golden Flashes’ last game of the season.
Ohio plays Massachusetts at home on Nov. 29th.
Buffalo 44, Miami (OH) 7
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Brandon Oliver ran for two touchdowns and the defense added another on a fumble recovery Tuesday night as Buffalo routed winless Miami (Ohio) 44-7.
The Bulls (8-3, 6-1 Mid-American Conference) racked up 517 yards of total offense and held the RedHawks (0-11, 0-7) to just 200 total yards.
Anthone Taylor led a Buffalo ground attack that gained 311 total yards. He had 17 carries for 154 yards, and Oliver gained 150 yards on 26 carries, including TD runs of 1 and 10 yards. Joe Licata threw a 1-yard TD pass to Alex Dennison, Tony Daniel threw an 11-yarder to Devon Hughes and Patrick Clarke kicked three field goals.
Buffalo’s defense scored when Okoye Houston scooped up a fumble, which Khalil Mack forced in sacking Austin Gearing, and returned it 60 yards.
Drew Kummer had the RedHawks’ only TD, on a 2-yard run at 3:04 in the fourth quarter.