College Football

Miami (OH) RedHawks (6-6)


Tue. 11/9 Tue. 11/16 Sat. 11/27
vs. Buff
W 45-18
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vs. BGSU
W 34-7
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@ KentSt
L 47-48
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Kent State holds off Miami (Ohio) 48-47 in OT, wins MAC East

KENT, Ohio (AP) Dustin Crum scored from the 1 on a misdirection play in overtime, and Montre Miller broke up a two-point conversion pass as Kent State held off Miami (Ohio) 48-47 on Saturday to earn a spot in the Mid-American Conference championship game.

The win, played in swirling snow flurries, lofted Kent State (7-5, 6-2) to the MAC East title and set up a tilt against West champion, Northern Illinois, Saturday in Detroit for the conference crown.

Crum threw for 325 yards and two touchdowns, Keshunn Abram had seven catches for 138 yards and a TD. Xavier Williams carried 13 times for 168 yards and two scores, Marquez Cooper added 128 yards rushing and a touchdown.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: B. Gabbert2418
Passing TDs: B. Gabbert24
Rushing Yards: K. Mozee480
Rushing TDs: K. Mozee4
Receiving Yards: J. Sorenson1290
Receiving TDs: J. Sorenson10
Interceptions: J. Saunders Jr.2
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/4 at 8 Cincinnati L 14 - 49
9/11 at Minnesota L 26 - 31
9/18 vs. LIU W 42 - 7
9/25 at Army West Point L 10 - 23
10/2 vs. Central Michigan W 28 - 17
10/9 at Eastern Michigan L 12 - 13
10/16 vs. Akron W 34 - 21
10/23 at Ball State W 24 - 17
11/2 at Ohio L 33 - 35
11/9 vs. Buffalo W 45 - 18
11/16 vs. Bowling Green W 34 - 7
11/27 at Kent State L 47 - 48
Mid-American
East
  Conference Overall
Kent State 6-2 7-5
Miami (OH) 5-3 6-6
Ohio 3-5 3-9
Bowling Green 2-6 4-8
Buffalo 2-6 4-8
Akron 1-7 2-10
West
  Conference Overall
Northern Illinois 6-2 8-4
Central Michigan 6-2 8-4
Toledo 5-3 7-5
Ball State 4-4 6-6
Eastern Michigan 4-4 7-5
Western Michigan 4-4 7-5
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 5107 (49)
Passing Yards: 3391 (21)
Rushing Yards: 1716 (89)
Points per game: 29.1 (66)
Yards per game: 425.6 (49)
Touchdowns: 44 (54)
Field Goals: 13 (74)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4473 (64)
Passing Yards: 2664 (69)
Rushing Yards: 1809 (65)
Points per game: 23.8 (48)
Yards per game: 372.8 (65)
Touchdowns: 37 (73)
Field Goals: 9 (15)
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