Miami (Ohio) at Bowling Green

Bowling Green 37, Miami (Ohio) 12


BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) - Booboo Gates scored on a 37-yard interception return and Matt Schilz threw two touchdown passes as Bowling Green defeated Miami (Ohio) 37-12 Saturday.

The victory ended a streak of seven losses at home for the Falcons (4-3, 2-1 Mid-American Conference) against the RedHawks (3-4, 2-1).

Miami, which trailed 17-6 at halftime, made it 17-12 early in the third quarter. Zac Dysert's 64-yard completion to Nick Harwell set up a 2-yard scoring pass to Andy Cruse, but a 2-point converstion try failed.

After Schilz's 13-yard touchdown pass to Chris Gallon made it 24-12, Gates intercepted Dysert on Miami's next play for a 31-12 lead after three quarters.

Bowling Green's Anthon Samuels carried 22 times for 171 yards and caught a 7-yard scoring pass. Schilz completed 20 of 27 for 235 yards.

Dysert, who was averaging 286 passing yards per game, was held to 198 on 17-of-31 passing with two interceptions.

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Scoring Summary
MIAOHKaleb Patterson 36 yd FG
BGREENJohn Pettigrew 2 yd run (Stephen Stein kick)
BGREENAnthon Samuel 7 yd pass from Matt Schilz (Stephen Stein kick)
BGREENStephen Stein 26 yd FG
MIAOHKaleb Patterson 44 yd FG
MIAOHAndy Cruse 2 yd pass from Zac Dysert (failed 2pt rush)
BGREENChris Gallon 13 yd pass from Matt Schilz (Stephen Stein kick)
BGREENJerry (Booboo) Gates 37 yd interception return (Stephen Stein kick)
BGREENJohn Pettigrew 29 yd run (failed 2pt pass)
Team Stats
First Downs1427
Third Down Efficiency4-149-14
Fourth Down Efficiency1-20-1
Plays-Net Yards59-25671-486
Passing Yds253235
Kick Return Yds9253
Punt Return Yds019
Time of Poss.22:4937:11
Individual Stats
MIAOH: Robert Williams 5-25, Spencer Treadwell 5-7, Erik Finklea 2-2, Austin Boucher 2--5, Luke Swift 1--5, Zac Dysert 5--21
BGREEN: Anthon Samuel 22-171, John Pettigrew 10-53, Jamel Martin 7-27, Andre Givens 3-11, Team 1--2, Matt Schilz 1--9
MIAOH: Zac Dysert 17-31-198-2, Austin Boucher 4-8-55-0
BGREEN: Matt Schilz 20-27-235-1
MIAOH: Nick Harwell 7-117, Andy Cruse 7-54, Luke Swift 2-29, Steve Marck 2-20, Alvonta Jenkins 1-14, Erik Finklea 1-14, Robert Williams 1-5
BGREEN: Ryan Burbrink 5-49, Shaun Joplin 3-42, Chris Gallon 3-25, Anthon Samuel 3-25, Alex Bayer 2-31, Tyler Beck 2-23, Je'Ron Stokes 1-25, John Pettigrew 1-15
Miami (Ohio)1st Mid American East6-26-7
Bowling Green3rd Mid American East3-54-8

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