MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) -- Ryan Cubit passed for 291 yards and three
touchdowns and Ameer Ismail tied an NCAA record with six sacks in
Western Michigan's 41-27 win over Ball State on Saturday.
The Broncos (5-2, 3-1 Mid-American) totaled nine sacks, eight of
them against starting quarterback Joey Lynch and one of backup Nate
Davis, and held the Cardinals (2-6, 2-3) to a net 9 yards rushing.
Ismail also intercepted a pass by Davis and returned it for a
touchdown and led Western with 13 total tackles.
His six sacks, which produced combined losses of 41 yards, tied
a record set last year by Louisville's Elvis Dumervil against
Kentucky and gave him 11 sacks this season.
On the first play of the second quarter, Ismail picked off a
pass by Davis and ran 29 yards for a touchdown to put the Broncos
Ball State later scored when Lynch hit Terry Moss for a 34-yard
touchdown with 2:44 left in the game. Lynch finished 24-of-30 for
290 yards and three touchdowns. Davis was 4-of-8 for 70 yards with
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