MUNCIE, Ind. -- Jahwan Edwards ran for 169 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries, Zane Fakes had a 13-yard touchdown catch with 8:14 to play to give Ball State a three-score lead and the Cardinals beat Ohio 52-27 on Wednesday night.
Horactio Banks added 135 yards rushing and a score on 14 carries for the Cardinals (8-3, 5-2 Mid-American), and Fakes finished with seven catches for 58 yards and two touchdowns, the most important in the fourth quarter to give Ball State a 45-27 lead. Ohio (8-3, 4-3) has lost three of its last four games after opening 7-0.
Beau Blankenship led Ohio, running for 161 yards and three TDs on 21 carries.
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|OHIO||Matt Weller 47 yd FG|
|BALLST||KeVonn Mabon 13 yd pass from Keith Wenning (Steven Schott kick)|
|OHIO||Beau Blankenship 1 yd run (Matt Weller kick)|
|BALLST||Willie Snead 42 yd pass from Keith Wenning (Steven Schott kick)|
|OHIO||Beau Blankenship 2 yd run (Matt Weller kick)|
|BALLST||Kelly Page 7 yd run (Steven Schott kick)|
|OHIO||Beau Blankenship 58 yd run (Matt Weller kick)|
|BALLST||Zane Fakes 3 yd pass from Kelly Page (Steven Schott kick)|
|BALLST||Steven Schott 38 yd FG|
|OHIO||Matt Weller 34 yd FG|
|BALLST||Horactio Banks 23 yd run (Steven Schott kick)|
|BALLST||Zane Fakes 13 yd pass from Kelly Page (Steven Schott kick)|
|BALLST||Jahwan Edwards 28 yd run (Steven Schott kick)|
|Third Down Efficiency||8-17||5-9|
|Fourth Down Efficiency||1-1||0-0|
|Kick Return Yds||188||124|
|Punt Return Yds||0||5|
|Time of Poss.||32:25||27:35|
|OHIO: Beau Blankenship 21-161, Tyler Tettleton 14-47, Daz'mond Patterson 4-21, Derrius Vick 1-2|
|BALLST: Jahwan Edwards 17-169, Horactio Banks 14-135, Kelly Page 4-34, Dwayne Donigan 3-15, Keith Wenning 1-4|
|OHIO: Tyler Tettleton 22-30-236-0, Derrius Vick 2-4-16-1|
|BALLST: Keith Wenning 16-20-173-0, Kelly Page 5-7-41-0, Jamill Smith 1-1-17-0|
|OHIO: Tyler Futrell 5-59, Bakari Bussey 5-25, Chase Cochran 3-36, Matt Waters 3-29, Donte Foster 3-11, Daz'mond Patterson 2-74, Tyler Tettleton 1-13, Beau Blankenship 1-5, Ryan Clark 1-0|
|BALLST: Zane Fakes 7-58, Jamill Smith 5-36, Willie Snead 3-54, KeVonn Mabon 3-44, Connor Ryan 3-22, Keith Wenning 1-17|
|Ohio||3rd Mid American East||4-4||9-4|
|Ball State||2nd Mid American West||6-2||9-4|