MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - Jahwan Edwards ran for three touchdowns, including one in overtime, to lift Ball State over Western Michigan 30-24 on Saturday night.
Edwards gave Ball State a homecoming victory with a 15-yard run during overtime. Edwards' first touchdown was an 11-yard run in the first quarter. He later scored on a 23-yard run. Edwards finished with 23 carries for 138 yards.
Steven Schott made a field goal for Ball State (4-3, 2-2 Mid-American Conference). Jamill Smith caught an 11-yard touchdown pass from Keith Wenning to put the Cardinals in front 24-21 late in the fourth quarter. Wenning was 27 of 43 for 265 yards.
For the Broncos, Tyler Van Tubbergen threw a 45-yard touchdown pass to Josh Schaffer. Antoin Scriven and Brian Fields rushed for touchdowns.
The game went into overtime after Andrew Haldeman made a 52-yard field goal for Western Michigan (3-4, 1-2 Mid-American Conference) with 0.5 seconds remaining.
|BALLST||Jahwan Edwards 11 yd run (Steven Schott kick)|
|WMICH||Antoin Scriven 1 yd run (Andrew Haldeman kick)|
|WMICH||Josh Schaffer 45 yd pass from Tyler Van Tubbergen (Andrew Haldeman kick)|
|WMICH||Brian Fields 23 yd run (Andrew Haldeman kick)|
|BALLST||Steven Schott 34 yd FG|
|BALLST||Jahwan Edwards 23 yd run (Steven Schott kick)|
|BALLST||Jamill Smith 11 yd pass from Keith Wenning (Steven Schott kick)|
|WMICH||Andrew Haldeman 52 yd FG|
|BALLST||Jahwan Edwards 15 yd run|
|Third Down Efficiency||1-9||7-17|
|Fourth Down Efficiency||0-0||2-4|
|Kick Return Yds||66||32|
|Punt Return Yds||0||91|
|Time of Poss.||26:58||33:2|
|WMICH: Dareyon Chance 11-116, Brian Fields 18-96, Antoin Scriven 4-10, Tyler Van Tubbergen 3-3, Team 2--3|
|BALLST: Jahwan Edwards 23-138, Barrington Scott 10-51, Horactio Banks 2-3, Scott Kovanda 1--7, Jamill Smith 1--7, Keith Wenning 8--10|
|WMICH: Tyler Van Tubbergen 16-31-202-2|
|BALLST: Keith Wenning 27-43-265-1|
|WMICH: Josh Schaffer 6-90, Jaime Wilson 5-60, Blake Hammond 2-39, Dareyon Chance 1-11, Eric Monette 1-5, Brian Fields 1--3|
|BALLST: Willie Snead 9-147, Zane Fakes 6-31, Jamill Smith 4-27, Connor Ryan 3-11, KeVonn Mabon 2-28, Chris Shillings 2-18, Horactio Banks 1-3|
|Western Michigan||5th Mid American West||2-6||4-8|
|Ball State||2nd Mid American West||6-2||9-4|