Michigan, WKU post wins
Published 9:26 pm Saturday, November 21, 2015
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Jake Rudock threw for 256 yards and two touchdowns and No. 14 Michigan beat Penn State 28-16 on Saturday.
Rudock was 25 of 38 and connected with Jake Butt and Amara Darboh for touchdowns. Sione Houma and De’Veon Smith also ran for touchdowns for the Wolverines (9-2, 6-1 Big Ten, No. 12 CFP).
Rudock connected with Butt on a 26-yard pass to open the scoring and hit Darboh on an 11-yard route in the second quarter.
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Houma scored from a yard out in the third quarter and Smith added another 1-yard touchdown with 5:12 to play.
Christian Hackenberg passed for 137 yards and was sacked four times. He threw a 25-yard touchdown pass to Saeed Blacknall in the second quarter. Tyler Davis made three field goals — from 23, 24 and 18 yards for Penn State (7-4, 4-3).
Western Kentucky 63, FIU 7
MIAMI (AP) — Brandon Doughty threw for 224 yards and three TDs, D’Andre Ferby ran for three TDs, and Western Kentucky beat Florida International University 63-7 on Saturday in a game delayed by lightning.
The bowl-eligible Hilltoppers (9-2, 7-0 Conference USA) outgained the Golden Panthers 477 total yards to 168 and held them scoreless until the fourth quarter.
Wonderful Terry returned an interception 92 yards for a score and the Hilltoppers led 35-0 at halftime.
Doughty was 16 of 21, with a 73-yard TD pass to Taywan Taylor (three catches, 100 yards), a 5-yarder to Antwane Grant and a 22-yarder to Nicholas Norris.
Doughty has thrown 100 TD passes in his college career.
Ferby gained 12 yards on eight carries, but three resulted in TDs — two on 1-yarders and one on a 3-yarder. Grant scored on a 59-yard run and Will Bush on a 9-yarder.
Alex Gardner scored on an 18-yard run for FIU (5-7, 3-5).
Western Kentucky hosts Marshall at noon on Friday for the division title.