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.
Alabama coach Nick Saban took exception with the media's outlook on his team prior to Saturday's win at Georgia, lashing out at those that "buried" the Crimson Tide.
Despite a 1-4 start to the season and a 7-11 record since taking over at Texas, coach Charlie Strong has ongoing support from school officials and key boosters, according to several sources.
Already dealing with depth issues at wide receiver, Ohio State has lost a second contributor at the position for the rest of the season.
Michigan senior Mario Ojemudia suffered an Achilles injury this weekend that will end his season and college career, coach Jim Harbaugh said Monday.
Ohio State remained No. 1 in the AP Top 25 and tied a poll record Sunday despite lagging support from voters. Meanwhile, No. 2 TCU and No. 3 Baylor edged forward and No. 4 Michigan State slipped.
Texas cornerback Kris Boyd has apologized for retweeting a Texas A&M fan during halftime of Texas' 50-7 loss to TCU on Saturday.