Miami (Ohio) 45, Akron 20
OXFORD, Ohio -- Ben Roethlisberger passed for 369 yards and two touchdowns as Miami of Ohio beat Akron 45-20 Saturday.
The RedHawks (4-1, 1-0 Mid-American Conference) led just 24-20 after three quarters, but shut down the Zips (3-3, 2-2) in the fourth while scoring on runs by Roethlisberger, Mike Smith and Ada Ciborowski -- none more than 6 yards.
Roethlisberger was 31-of-47 with a 10-yard touchdown pass to Michael Larkin and a 1-yarder to Smith, both in the second quarter. He also ran for two TDs.
Charlie Frye went 23-of-42 for 258 yards and two TDs for Akron but was intercepted twice. Mick Sparks had seven catches for 142 yards, including a 57-yarder for a touchdown. Jason Swiger kicked two 36-yard field goals.
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