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Central Michigan will be looking to bounce back after its defeat of 2017. Miami will be looking to bounce back from a heartbreaking loss to area rival Cincinnati. Both CMU and MU will be seeking a winning start to their MAC schedule Saturday in Mt. Pleasant.
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The Bowling Green Falcons are still in search of their first 2017 win. Middle Tennessee is just one better, although that was a 30-23 win at Syracuse in Week Two.
The two programs will . . .
The Mid-American Conference on Monday announced its Week Three Foortball Players of the Week. This week’s honorees are:
MAC East – A.J. Ouellette (Ohio), DeAndre Montgomery (Miami), Kyle Kramer (Miami)
MAC West – Logan Woodside (Toledo), Jawuan Johnson (Northern Illinois) and Jameson Vest (Toledo)
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By MIKE SMITH
OXFORD, OH -- “Close, but no Bell, and you can’t get much closer.”
That summarizes the Miami RedHawks latest bid to recover the Victory Bell, which the Cincinnati Bearcats carried away for a twelfth consecutive year after a stunning 21-17 victory.
It was a new level of frustration for MU, which has been within a touchdown of breaking the streak in each of head coach Chuck Martin’s four years at the Miami helm.
It was a "very, very difficult defeat -- the most difficult defeat I've had in 25 years -- probably by a wide margin," Martin said. "It's difficult becaue of the way our kids played. ... (They) played their hearts out."
After falling behind 3-0 on . . .
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EVANSTON, ILL -- Quarterback Clayton Thorson had a huge passing day as Northwestern cruised past Bowling Green 49-7 Saturday at Ryan Field.
A 20-yard touchdown run by BG’s josh Cleveland tied the game at 7-7 with 3:09 left in the first quarter. However, Northwestern kicked its offense into high gear for a 35-7 halftime lead.
After a scoreless . . .
HUNTINGTON, W.Va.- Kent State kept itself within striking distance of Marshall through three-and-a-half quarters, but the Thundering Herd pulled away late for a 21-0 home victory Saturday at Joan Edwards Stadium.
"We knew it was going to be tough to come in here and pull out a win, but our guys fought hard and I think there's . . .
MUNCIE, Ind. – The Ball State Cardinals will certainly find things it hopes to clean up from Saturday's performance against Tennessee Tech.
But at the end of the day, the Cardinals (2-1) posted another home victory. Riley Neal threw three first-half touchdown passes, the Ball State defense refused to break, and the Cardinals led from start to finish in a 28-13 victory at Scheumann Stadium.
"In a lot of ways, getting . . .
KALAMAZOO, Mich. – The Western Michigan Broncos scored 21 points in the second half to come from behind and give head coach Tim Lester his first win at his alma mater after defeating Idaho 37-28 in front of 25,732 fans at Waldo Stadium on Saturday night.
Redshirt sophomore . . .
Andy Sneddon, CMUChippewas.com
SYRACUSE, N.Y. – For awhile, Central Michigan stood toe-to-toe and matched Syracuse blow-for-blow.
The Orange rolled up 579 yards in total offense and scored 31 straight points in running away from the Chippewas, 41-17, on Saturday before 33,004 at the Carrier Dome.
The loss was . . .
ATHENS, Ohio – A big day passing from sophomore quarterback Nathan Rourke, plus a 100-yard rusher, resulted in Ohio's second win of the football season on Saturday afternoon at Peden Stadium as the Bobcats defeated Kansas 42-30.
The dual-threat quarterback, in his first . . .
Mike Smith saw his first MAC football action as a nine-year-old while hanging onto the flagpole of a nearby baseball stadium. The view got better after he discovered he could get in free at halftime.
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