Akron at Central Michigan

Cent. Michigan 35, Akron 14


MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) - Zurlon Tipton rushed for three touchdowns, including a 72-yard run, to help Central Michigan beat Akron 35-14 on Saturday afternoon.

Tipton ran 72 yards up the sideline for his first touchdown of the game for Central Michigan (3-5, 1-3 Mid-American). He later had a 5-yard run and a 6-yard run for touchdowns. Tipton finished the game with 37 carries for 243 yards - a career high. Central Michigan had a total of 264 yards on the ground.

Ryan Radcliff was 15 of 25 for 180 yards and two touchdowns. Titus Davis caught both TD passes - one at 27 yards and another at 36.

Central Michigan led 14-7 at halftime, but Akron could only score seven more points.

Dalton Williams was 31 of 51 for 329 yards, including two touchdowns, for Akron (1-8, 0-5). Dee Frieson caught a 9-yard pass and Jerrod Dillard caught a 10-yard pass for touchdowns.

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Scoring Summary
CMICHZurlon Tipton 72 yd run (David Harman kick)
AKRONDee Frieson 9 yd pass from Dalton Williams (Robert Stein kick)
CMICHTitus Davis 27 yd pass from Ryan Radcliff (David Harman kick)
CMICHZurlon Tipton 5 yd run (David Harman kick)
CMICHTitus Davis 36 yd pass from Ryan Radcliff (David Harman kick)
AKRONJerrod Dillard 10 yd pass from Dalton Williams (Robert Stein kick)
CMICHZurlon Tipton 6 yd run (Curtis Huge kick)
Team Stats
First Downs2721
Third Down Efficiency6-167-15
Fourth Down Efficiency0-21-1
Plays-Net Yards82-49269-444
Passing Yds352180
Kick Return Yds660
Punt Return Yds240
Time of Poss.27:5932:1
Individual Stats
AKRON: Conor Hundley 17-92, Quentin Hines 4-19, Hakeem Lawrence 6-14, Kyle Pohl 1-9, Imani Davis 1-6
CMICH: Zurlon Tipton 37-243, Saylor Lavallii 5-21, Anthony Garland 1-4, Ryan Radcliff 1--4
AKRON: Dalton Williams 31-51-329-2, Kyle Pohl 2-2-23-0
CMICH: Ryan Radcliff 15-25-180-0
AKRON: Dee Frieson 8-65, Jerrod Dillard 7-91, Keith Sconiers 5-63, Marquelo Suel 4-65, L.T. Smith 3-26, Andrew Pratt 2-16, Tyler Williams 2-3, Imani Davis 1-12, Quentin Hines 1-11
CMICH: Cody Wilson 5-23, Titus Davis 4-112, Zurlon Tipton 2-8, Courtney Williams 1-19, Connor Odykirk 1-12, Ben McCord 1-4, Adam Fenton 1-2
Akron3rd Mid American East3-55-7
Central Michigan5th Mid American West3-56-7

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