Scores

Final

S Carolina St 6

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Cent Michigan 21

(1-0, 1-0 home)

7:00 PM ET, September 1, 2011

Kelly/Shorts Stadium, Mount Pleasant, MI

1 2 3 4 T
SCST 3 3 0 06
CMU 7 7 7 021

Top Performers

Passing: R. Radcliff (CMU) - 168 YDS, 2 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: Z. Tipton (CMU) - 18 CAR, 73 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: C. Wilson (CMU) - 4 REC, 53 YDS, 1 TD

Cent. Michigan 21, SC State 6

Associated Press

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. -- Ryan Radcliff threw for 168 yards and two touchdowns to lead Central Michigan to a 21-6 victory against South Carolina State on Thursday night.

Radcliff, who completed 14 of 27, fired a 45-yard scoring toss to Cody Wilson in the first quarter and a 67-yard TD pass to Titus Davis in the second quarter. He was intercepted twice.

Zurlon Tipton rushed for 73 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries for the Chippewas, who won their fifth straight season-opening game.

Blake Erickson kicked two field goals for the Bulldogs, who were held to 137 yards of offense.

Wilson had four receptions for 53 yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SCST
CMU
1st Downs1113
Total Yards137256
Passing78168
Rushing5988
Penalties6-498-86
3rd Down Conversions4-193-14
4th Down Conversions0-01-1
Turnovers02
Possession28:5931:01

Passing Leaders

South Carolina StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Wiley12/26783.000
Central MichiganC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Radcliff14/271686.222

Rushing Leaders

South Carolina StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Jordan10333.309
Davis8273.4010
Central MichiganCARYDSAVGTDLG
Tipton18734.1112
Phillips11252.309

Receiving Leaders

South Carolina StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
McDonald8627.8011
Williams199.009
Central MichiganRECYDSAVGTDLG
Davis16767.0167
Wilson45313.3145

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSCSTCMU
TD13:05Cody Wilson 45 Yd Pass From Ryan Radcliff (David Harman Kick) 07
FG09:27Blake Erickson 41 Yd 37
SECOND QUARTERSCSTCMU
TD08:17Titus Davis 67 Yd Pass From Ryan Radcliff (David Harman Kick) 314
FG02:31Blake Erickson 31 Yd 614
THIRD QUARTERSCSTCMU
TD07:04Zurlon Tipton 1 Yd Run (David Harman Kick) 621