MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) - Tyler Van Tubbergen threw for 362 yards and four touchdowns, and Western Michigan scored 28 points in the fourth quarter to rally past Central Michigan 42-31 Saturday.
Eric Monette had 11 receptions for 196 yards, including a 24-yard TD that put the Broncos (4-6, 2-4 Mid-American) ahead 35-31 with 2:51 remaining. After Central Michigan (3-6, 1-4) fumbled the ensuing kickoff, Dareyon Chance added a 42-yard TD run to make it 42-31 with 2:26 left.
Van Tubbergen also had TD throws of 28 and 22 yards to Justin Collins, 55 yards to Blake Hammond, and ran for an 18-yard TD. Chance added 111 yards rushing.
Ryan Radcliff threw for 383 yards and a touchdown for the Chippewas. Titus David had 10 catches for 208 yards, including a 58-yard TD, and Zurlon Tipton rushed for 112 yards and a pair of scores.
The teams combined for 1,019 yards of offense.
|CMICH||David Harman 37 yd FG|
|CMICH||David Harman 22 yd FG|
|WMICH||Blake Hammond 55 yd pass from Tyler Van Tubbergen (Andrew Haldeman kick)|
|WMICH||Tyler Van Tubbergen 18 yd run (Andrew Haldeman kick)|
|CMICH||Zurlon Tipton 1 yd run (David Harman kick)|
|CMICH||David Harman 23 yd FG|
|CMICH||Titus Davis 58 yd pass from Ryan Radcliff (David Harman kick)|
|WMICH||Justin Collins 28 yd pass from Tyler Van Tubbergen (Andrew Haldeman kick)|
|WMICH||Justin Collins 22 yd pass from Tyler Van Tubbergen (Andrew Haldeman kick)|
|CMICH||Zurlon Tipton 1 yd run (Cody Wilson 2pt pass from Ryan Radcliff)|
|WMICH||Eric Monette 24 yd pass from Tyler Van Tubbergen (Andrew Haldeman kick)|
|WMICH||Dareyon Chance 42 yd run (Andrew Haldeman kick)|
|Third Down Efficiency||4-11||4-13|
|Fourth Down Efficiency||0-1||0-2|
|Kick Return Yds||137||140|
|Punt Return Yds||0||-7|
|Time of Poss.||28:44||31:16|
|WMICH: Dareyon Chance 19-111, Tyler Van Tubbergen 9-42, Team 2--2|
|CMICH: Zurlon Tipton 22-112, Tim Phillips 2-7, Saylor Lavallii 1-4, Ryan Radcliff 2-0|
|WMICH: Tyler Van Tubbergen 23-33-362-1|
|CMICH: Ryan Radcliff 26-41-383-0|
|WMICH: Eric Monette 11-196, Dareyon Chance 3-6, Blake Hammond 2-75, Justin Collins 2-50, Clark Mussman 2-9, Jaime Wilson 1-12, Josh Schaffer 1-11, Brian Fields 1-3|
|CMICH: Titus Davis 10-208, Cody Wilson 7-81, Caleb Southworth 2-31, Zurlon Tipton 2-28, Ben McCord 2-17, Mike Kinville 1-11, Courtney Williams 1-7, Tyler Lombardo 1-0|
|Western Michigan||5th Mid American West||2-6||4-8|
|Central Michigan||4th Mid American West||4-4||7-6|