Toledo lost an opportunity to finish as the highest-ranked champion from the Group of 5, and a possible New Year's Six bowl, with its loss on Friday.
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Corey Davis caught two touchdown passes as Western Michigan upset Toledo 35-30 on Friday to send Northern Illinois to the Mid-American Conference championship game.
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Penalty is upheld. Alonzo Russell of Toledo is ejected. It is now 3rd and 16 from the Toledo 44.
Western Michigan takes on (24) Toledo
Following Northern Illinois' loss to Ohio on Tuesday, Toledo can clinch the MAC West with a win over Western Michigan. If the Rockets lose today, though, NIU clinches the division thanks to the head-to-head tiebreaker. Follow live
Navy's shot at being the Group of 5 representative in the New Year's Six hinges on beating Houston and then winning the AAC title game.
CFP Rankings: Nos. 21 - 25
In the latest playoff rankings, Mississippi State, UCLA, Utah, Toledo and Temple round out the top 25.
CFP rankings: 21-25
- 21. Mississippi State
- 22. UCLA
- 23. Utah
- 24. Toledo
- 25. Temple
The Group of 5 access bid to the New Year's Six Bowls seems to be coming down to the Nov. 27 showdown between Navy and Houston.
Kareem Hunt ran for 153 yards and two touchdowns, and Toledo beat Bowling Green 44-28 on Tuesday night for the Rockets' sixth straight victory in the series.
Bowling Green commits fourth turnover
Gehrig Dieter has three touchdowns on the day, including two one-handed grabs, but the Falcons WR would probably like to forget this fumble. Toledo turned it into a TD and leads 44-28 in the fourth quarter on ESPN2.
Dieter makes it a hat trick with 3rd TD
It was only a matter of time and Bowling Green's Matt Johnson bought enough of it for Gehrig Dieter to get open and catch his 3rd TD of the game on ESPN2.
Watch: Toledo vs. Bowling Green
Tonight's matchup is a possible preview of the MAC championship game, as it pits the MAC East leader (Bowling Green) against the MAC West leader (Toledo). Live on ESPN2/WatchESPN
Will Toledo win out?
Toledo will face its stiffest competition this season on the road against Bowling Green this Tuesday night. The Rockets continue their hopes of winning out with one loss, but what's the likelihood they are successful? Which teams will win out? (Insider)
Phillip Ely threw for 322 yards and two touchdowns, Kareem Hunt ran for 118 yards and two scores, and Toledo beat Central Michigan 28-23 on Tuesday night for the Rockets' sixth straight victory i
Toledo tops CMU 28-23 to improve to 8-1
Cheatham Norrils' interception late in the fourth quarter sealed Toledo's bounce-back win over Central Michigan. RB Kareem Hunt rushed for 2 TDs and 113 yards on 20 carries in the victory.
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