Scores

Final

Akron 13

(3-2, 2-1 MAC)

Buffalo 7

(0-5, 0-2 MAC)

1:30 PM ET, October 8, 2005

UB Stadium, BUFFALO, NY

1 2 3 4 T
AKR 0 0 0 1313
BUFF 7 0 0 07

Top Performers

Passing: L. Getsy (AKR) - 145 YDS

Rushing: B. Biggs (AKR) - 21 CAR, 77 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: D. Hixon (AKR) - 5 REC, 93 YDS

Akron 13, Buffalo 7

AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) -- Brett Biggs ran for a touchdown and Jason Swiger kicked a pair of field goals as Akron scored all its points in the fourth quarter to beat Buffalo 13-7 Saturday.

Luke Getsy completed 12 of 32 passes for 145 yards, 131 of them in the second half to direct the Zips' late rally. Getsy completed only 3 of 15 in the first half.

Akron (3-2, 2-1 Mid-American Conference) rolled up 224 yards of total offense, but just 33 yards came in the first half. Buffalo (0-5, 0-2) held Domenik Hixon, the nation's all-purpose yards leader, to five receptions for 93 yards.

Getsy hit Hixon with a 23-yard pass to open the fourth quarter, setting up Biggs' 3-yard game-tying touchdown run.

Biggs was injured on his next carry, a 20-yard run that set up Swiger's 25-yard field goal. Biggs finished with 77 rushing yards.

Dionte Henry's interception of a tipped Drew Willy pass led to a 26-yard field goal by Swiger with less than six minutes left in the game.

Willy, Buffalo's freshman QB making his second career start, was 12-for-25 for 71 yards and an interception.

Steven King scored Buffalo's first first-half touchdown of the season on a 2-yard run at 10:45 of the first quarter.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
AKR
BUFF
1st Downs910
Total Yards224137
Passing14571
Rushing7966
Penalties9-897-49
3rd Down Conversions3-183-16
4th Down Conversions1-30-1
Turnovers12
Possession27:3732:23

Passing Leaders

AkronC/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
Getsy12/321454.500-
Arthur0/100.000-
BuffaloC/ATTYDSAVGTDINTQBR
Willy12/25712.801-

Rushing Leaders

AkronCARYDSAVGTDLG
Biggs21773.7120
Kennedy5122.406
BuffaloCARYDSAVGTDLG
Warren8334.109
Patterson12262.2013

Receiving Leaders

AkronRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hixon59318.6029
Arthur22713.5018
BuffaloRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hamlin6335.5015
Upshaw2157.5013

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERAKRBUFF
TD10:45STEVEN KING 2 YD RUN (MICHAEL BAKER KICK)
Drive info: 7 plays, 42 yards.
07
FOURTH QUARTERAKRBUFF
TD14:31BRETT BIGGS 3 YD RUN (JASON SWIGER KICK)
Drive info: 5 plays, 32 yards.
77
FG10:24JASON SWIGER 25 YD FG
Drive info: 7 plays, 38 yards.
107
FG5:24JASON SWIGER 26 YD FG
Drive info: 6 plays, 33 yards.
137