Scores

Final

Buffalo 28

(4-6, 4-2 MAC)

Miami (OH) 31

(5-5, 4-1 MAC)

3:00 PM ET, November 3, 2007

Yager Stadium, Oxford, OH

1 2 3 4 T
BUFF 7 10 3 828
M-OH 3 14 14 031

Top Performers

Passing: D. Raudabaugh (M-OH) - 259 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: J. Starks (BUFF) - 19 CAR, 148 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: B. Hamlin (BUFF) - 9 REC, 100 YDS

Miami (Ohio) 31, Buffalo 28

Associated Press

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) -- Daniel Raudabaugh passed for two touchdowns and Cory Jones rushed for 125 yards as Miami (Ohio) held off Buffalo 31-28 on Saturday.

Raudabaugh completed 20 of 26 passes and had TD strikes of 17 yards to Jones in the first quarter and 6 yards to Eugene Harris in the third. Running back Tommy Merriweather also rushed for two touchdowns for the RedHawks (5-5, 4-1 Mid-American).

The Bulls (4-6, 4-2) opened the scoring when James Starks scampered 92 yards for a touchdown with 10:01 left in the first quarter. But Miami responded with a 34-yard field goal by Nathan Parseghian, Raudabaugh's TD pass to Jones and a 9-yard scoring run by Merriweather.

Buffalo scored in the second quarter on a touchdown pass by Drew Willy and a 33-yard field goal by A.J. Principe to tie the game at 17 at the half.

Merriweather ran 1 yard for a touchdown and Raudabaugh completed a 6-yard TD pass in the third quarter to put Miami ahead for good.

Starks finished with 154 yards on 19 carries and Drew completed 33 of 45 passes for 217 yards to lead the Bulls.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BUFF
M-OH
1st Downs1821
Total Yards320475
Passing217259
Rushing103216
Penalties4-445-50
3rd Down Conversions8-188-15
4th Down Conversions2-20-0
Turnovers12
Possession29:3830:22

Passing Leaders

BuffaloC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Willy33/452174.820
Miami (OH)C/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Raudabaugh20/2625910.020

Rushing Leaders

BuffaloCARYDSAVGTDLG
Starks191487.8192
Roosevelt122.002
Miami (OH)CARYDSAVGTDLG
Jones191246.5057
Merriweather7284.0211

Receiving Leaders

BuffaloRECYDSAVGTDLG
Hamlin910011.1023
Starks9404.409
Miami (OH)RECYDSAVGTDLG
Harris57014.0143
Woods56913.8046

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERBUFFM-OH
TD10:01James Starks 92 Yd Run (A.J. Principe Kick) 70
FG08:02Nathan Parseghian 34 Yd 73
SECOND QUARTERBUFFM-OH
TD14:54Cory Jones 17 Yd Pass From Daniel Raudabaugh (Nathan Parseghian Kick) 710
TD02:56Thomas Merriweather 9 Yd Run (Nathan Parseghian Kick) 717
TD00:34Naaman Roosevelt 13 Yd Pass From Drew Willy (A.J. Principe Kick) 1417
FG00:00A.J. Principe 33 Yd 1717
THIRD QUARTERBUFFM-OH
TD09:47Thomas Merriweather 1 Yd Run (Nathan Parseghian Kick) 1724
FG03:40A.J. Principe 47 Yd 2024
TD02:08Eugene Harris 6 Yd Pass From Daniel Raudabaugh (Nathan Parseghian Kick) 2031
FOURTH QUARTERBUFFM-OH
TD02:54Naaman Roosevelt 3 Yd Pass From Drew Willy (Drew Willy Pass To Brett Hamlin For Two-Point Conversion) 2831