BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) - Dri Archer ran for 127 yards and a touchdown, and Kent State beat 23-7 on Wednesday night.
Julian Durden had a 2-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter, and Freddy Cortez added three field goals for the Golden Flashes (2-1, 1-0 Mid-American). Trayion Durham added 112 yards rushing, and Kent State finished with 239 yards on the ground.
Alex Zordich threw a 46-yard touchdown pass to Alex Neutz in the second quarter for the lone score for the Bulls (1-2, 0-1).
The Bulls had five sacks of David Fisher and Spencer Keith, but committed four turnovers and converted only 3 of 13 third downs.
|KENTST||Dri Archer 11 yd run (Freddy Cortez kick)|
|KENTST||Freddy Cortez 23 yd FG|
|BUFF||Alex Neutz 46 yd pass from Alex Zordich (Patrick Clarke kick)|
|KENTST||Freddy Cortez 33 yd FG|
|KENTST||Freddy Cortez 21 yd FG|
|KENTST||Julian Durden 2 yd run (Freddy Cortez kick)|
|Third Down Efficiency||7-20||3-13|
|Fourth Down Efficiency||1-1||0-1|
|Kick Return Yds||6||59|
|Punt Return Yds||0||0|
|Time of Poss.||37:30||22:30|
|KENTST: Dri Archer 14-127, Trayion Durham 23-112, Julian Durden 4-16, Spencer Keith 6--4, David Fisher 6--12|
|BUFF: Branden Oliver 16-77, Brandon Murie 9-37, Alex Zordich 8-29, Devin Campbell 5-27, Joe Licata 1--18|
|KENTST: Spencer Keith 6-15-72-0, David Fisher 7-13-93-1|
|BUFF: Alex Zordich 4-22-92-2, Joe Licata 1-3-21-1, Team 0-1-0-0|
|KENTST: Josh Boyle 4-25, Matthew Hurdle 3-33, Trayion Durham 2-47, Dri Archer 2-32, Tim Erjavec 1-23, Kyle Payton 1-5|
|BUFF: Alex Neutz 2-58, Devon Hughes 2-57, Jimmy Gordon 1--2|
|Kent State||1st Mid American East||8-1||11-3|
|Buffalo||4th Mid American East||3-5||4-8|