Miami (Ohio) at Central Michigan

Cent. Michigan 30, Miami (Ohio) 16


MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) - Zurlon Tipton ran for 113 yards and two touchdowns to lead Central Michigan to a 30-16 win over Miami of Ohio on Saturday.

Tipton carried 24 times and scored on runs of 12 and 1 yards to keep the bowl hopes alive for the Chippewas (5-6, 3-4 Mid-American). Central Michigan must defeat Massachusetts Friday in Foxboro, Mass., to be bowl eligible.

Ryan Radcliff threw for 202 yards and a TD for Central Michigan, which led 21-7 at halftime. After Miami got within 21-16, Saylor Lavallii's 10-yard touchdown run gave the Chippewas a 28-16 with 10:28 remaining.

Zac Dysert ran for a score and threw a 68-yard touchdown pass to Nick Harwell for the RedHawks (4-7, 3-4). Dysert finished with 343 yards on 26-of-43 passing, but was sacked five times. He was intercepted once.

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Scoring Summary
CMICHZurlon Tipton 12 yd run (David Harman kick)
MIAOHNick Harwell 68 yd pass from Zac Dysert (Kaleb Patterson kick)
CMICHZurlon Tipton 1 yd run (David Harman kick)
CMICHConnor Odykirk 8 yd pass from Ryan Radcliff (David Harman kick)
MIAOHKaleb Patterson 39 yd FG
MIAOHZac Dysert 1 yd run (failed 2pt pass)
CMICHSaylor Lavallii 10 yd run (David Harman kick)
CMICHCaesar Rodriguez safety
Team Stats
First Downs2119
Third Down Efficiency8-163-9
Fourth Down Efficiency1-30-0
Plays-Net Yards80-43459-386
Passing Yds360202
Kick Return Yds8180
Punt Return Yds01
Time of Poss.32:4827:12
Individual Stats
MIAOH: Jamire Westbrook 12-41, Spencer Treadwell 5-20, Willie Culpepper 2-12, Andy Cruse 1-3, Nick Harwell 1-3, Dawan Scott 1-1, Justin Semmes 1-1, Zac Dysert 12--1, Orlando David 1--6
CMICH: Zurlon Tipton 24-113, Saylor Lavallii 8-68, Ryan Radcliff 2-5, Team 2--2
MIAOH: Zac Dysert 26-43-343-1, Spencer Treadwell 1-1-17-0
CMICH: Ryan Radcliff 13-23-202-1
MIAOH: Nick Harwell 11-215, Luke Swift 6-48, Andy Cruse 5-54, Dawan Scott 3-31, Dustin White 1-6, Willie Culpepper 1-6
CMICH: Andrew Flory 2-62, Courtney Williams 2-27, Saylor Lavallii 2-26, Titus Davis 2-25, Cody Wilson 1-24, Caleb Southworth 1-14, Zurlon Tipton 1-13, Connor Odykirk 1-8, Mike Kinville 1-3
Miami (Ohio)1st Mid American East6-26-7
Central Michigan5th Mid American West3-56-7

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