YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) - Ryan Radcliff passed for 284 yards and two touchdowns and Zurlon Tipton surpassed 1,000 yards rushing for the season as Central Michigan defeated Eastern Michigan 34-31 Saturday.
Radcliff threw TDs of 10 and 14 yards to Andrew Flory, who had nine catches for 188 yards for the Chippewas (4-6, 2-4 Mid-American). Tipton added an 11-yard TD run and 110 yards rushing - giving him 1,093 for the year, which is the most at Central Michigan since quarterback Dan LeFevour totaled 1,122 in 2007.
Quarterback Alex Gillett had 162 yards rushing and two touchdowns for Eastern Michigan (1-9, 0-6), which led 14-0 in the first quarter. He was also 7 of 17 passing for 77 yards and a touchdown.
The Chippewas trailed 21-10 early in the third quarter before TDs by Tipton and Flory and a 49-yard interception return for a score by Kavon Frazier put them ahead for good.
|EMICH||Tyreese Russell 19 yd pass from Tyler Benz (Dylan Mulder kick)|
|EMICH||Alex Gillett 21 yd run (Dylan Mulder kick)|
|CMICH||Andrew Flory 10 yd pass from Ryan Radcliff (David Harman kick)|
|CMICH||David Harman 23 yd FG|
|EMICH||Alex Gillett 53 yd run (Dylan Mulder kick)|
|CMICH||Zurlon Tipton 11 yd run (David Harman kick)|
|CMICH||Kavon Frazier 49 yd interception return (David Harman kick)|
|CMICH||Andrew Flory 14 yd pass from Ryan Radcliff (David Harman kick)|
|EMICH||Dylan Mulder 30 yd FG|
|CMICH||David Harman 36 yd FG|
|EMICH||Jay Jones 25 yd pass from Alex Gillett (Dylan Mulder kick)|
|Third Down Efficiency||7-14||7-16|
|Fourth Down Efficiency||1-1||2-3|
|Kick Return Yds||33||38|
|Punt Return Yds||0||-2|
|Time of Poss.||26:57||33:3|
|CMICH: Zurlon Tipton 21-110, Tim Phillips 2-7, Saylor Lavallii 2-3, Ryan Radcliff 1-1, Team 2--2|
|EMICH: Alex Gillett 14-162, Bronson Hill 13-83, Dominique Sherrer 7-46, Tyler Benz 5-3, Ryan Brumfield 2-2, Team 1--2|
|CMICH: Ryan Radcliff 20-34-284-0|
|EMICH: Alex Gillett 7-17-77-1, Tyler Benz 7-9-43-1|
|CMICH: Andrew Flory 9-118, Zurlon Tipton 3-47, Cody Wilson 3-45, Caleb Southworth 1-30, Deon Butler 1-23, Joe Kinville 1-9, Mike Kinville 1-8, Titus Davis 1-4|
|EMICH: Jay Jones 4-61, Donald Scott 3-15, Tyreese Russell 2-21, Alex Gillett 2-11, Bronson Hill 2-1, Garrett Hoskins 1-11|
|Central Michigan||4th Mid American West||4-4||7-6|
|Eastern Michigan||6th Mid American West||1-7||2-10|