KENT, Ohio -- Trayion Durham rushed for 109 yards and a score to lead Kent State to a 24-6 win over MAC East rival Miami (Ohio) on Wednesday night.
Malcolm Pannell's interception with 5:27 left crushed Miami's thoughts of a late comeback.
Miami (Ohio) took an early 3-0 lead after Kent State's (3-8, 2-5 MAC) fake punt attempt failed at its own 29 and the RedHawks capitalized. On Kent State's next possession, Durham capped a nine-play, 61-yard drive with a 2-yard scamper. The Golden Flashes added a 1-yard TD in the second quarter and a 20-yard score by Dri Archer in the third.
It was senior day at Kent State, as sixteen seniors played their final game at Dix Stadium. The Golden Flashes outgained Miami (Ohio) 447-176. Archer finished with 83 yards on 12 carries.
Miami (Ohio) (0-10) still leads the all-time series at 46-15, and 22-8 at Kent.
Chris Blewitt 48 yd FG MISSED
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G. Bollas pass,to M. Bahr for 0 yds,M. Bahr fumbled, forced by J. Brown, recovered by Akron B. Cheek
George Bollas pass complete to Matt Bahr for no gain Matt Bahr fumbled, forced by Jatavis Brown, recovered by Akron Bryce Cheek
Michael Badgley 33 yd FG GOOD
Nathan Peterman pass intercepted Artie Burns return for 19 yds to the Pitt 23
Chris Swain run for 4 yds for a TD