Trailing 27-24, CMU received one untimed play from near midfield following an intentional grounding call on Oklahoma State. Quarterback Cooper Rush . . .
Another Rush to Conklin aerial, this time for five yards, tied the game with 5:15 left in the third period. Oklahoma State answered, but this time with a 35-yard Ben Grogan field goal at 2:58.
Devon Spalding moved Central back in front at 9:40 of the final period when he scored on a 31-yard pass play from Rush.
Oklahoma State went back in front, 27-24, on a 2-yard pass play from Dillon Stoner to James Washington at 5:12. It appeared that lead would stand until CMU snatched it victory on the final play.
Rush completed 30 of 42 passes for 361 yards and four TDs with one interception. Conklin caught seven balls for 96 yards and two TDs, while Kroll registered six catches for 91 yards. Spalding and Willis also notched receiving TDs.
Spalding led Central Michigan rushing with 11 carries for 29 yards. The Chippewas managed just 57 yards on the ground. However, Oklahoma State