Scores

Final

Bowling Green 15

(4-5, 2-3 MAC)

Kent State 27

(2-6, 1-3 MAC)

1:00 PM ET, October 29, 2011

Dix Stadium, Kent, OH

1 2 3 4 T
BGSU 3 0 3 915
KENT 10 0 0 1727

Top Performers

Passing: M. Schilz (BGSU) - 400 YDS, 1 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: T. Durham (KENT) - 19 CAR, 62 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: K. Jorden (BGSU) - 12 REC, 203 YDS, 1 TD

Kent St. 27, Bowling Green 15

Associated Press

KENT, Ohio -- Spencer Keith's 14-yard touchdown pass to Justin Thompson helped seal Kent State's 27-15 win over Bowling Green on Saturday.

The Golden Flashes (2-6, 1/3 Mid-American Conference) led 10-6 late in the third quarter when the Falcons' Eugene Cooper fumbled a punt return in Bowling Green territory.

Spencer then found Thompson two plays later for a 17-6 lead with 14:03 remaining.

The muffed punt was one of several miscues by the Falcons (4-5, 2-3) on offense and special teams. Bowling Green turned it over four times, had two kickoffs go out of bounds and missed a pair of field goals.

Kent State's Roosevelt Nix returned the Falcons' second fumble 9 yards for the final margin.

Keith finished with 179 yards on 16-of-23 passing as Kent State snapped a three-game losing streak and posted back-to-back wins over Bowling Green for the first time since 1972-73.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BGSU
KENT
1st Downs2416
Total Yards445319
Passing400179
Rushing45140
Penalties2-107-57
3rd Down Conversions4-144-13
4th Down Conversions0-20-0
Turnovers42
Possession31:2228:38

Passing Leaders

Bowling GreenC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Schilz29/494008.212
Kent StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Keith16/231797.810

Rushing Leaders

Bowling GreenCARYDSAVGTDLG
Martin18502.8011
Geiger4174.307
Kent StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Terry8658.1034
Durham19623.3111

Receiving Leaders

Bowling GreenRECYDSAVGTDLG
Jorden1220316.9152
Cooper9829.1032
Kent StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Gilbert35117.0035
Goode44310.8016

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERBGSUKENT
FG12:33Freddy Cortez 44 Yd 03
FG06:51Stephen Stein 39 Yd 33
TD01:15Trayion Durham 5 Yd Run (Freddy Cortez Kick) 310
THIRD QUARTERBGSUKENT
FG10:09Stephen Stein 23 Yd 610
FOURTH QUARTERBGSUKENT
TD14:03Justin Thompson 14 Yd Pass From Spencer Keith (Freddy Cortez Kick) 617
TD12:32Kamar Jorden 52 Yd Pass From Matt Schilz (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 1217
FG08:17Freddy Cortez 21 Yd 1220
FG05:01Stephen Stein 25 Yd 1520
TD00:07Roosevelt Nix 9 Yd Fumble Return (Freddy Cortez Kick) 1527