Ball State at Eastern Michigan

Ball State cruises over Eastern Michigan 51-20


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YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) Jahwan Edwards scored three rushing touchdowns to lead a powerful Ball State offense in a 51-20 victory over Eastern Michigan on Saturday.

The performance by Ball State (3-1, 1-0 MAC) against Eastern Michigan (1-3, 0-1 MAC) showed why the Cardinals entered the game with the top-ranked scoring offense in the Mid-American Conference.

Eastern Michigan's Darius Jackson had a 7-yard touchdown run on the opening drive of the game before the Ball State offense hurt the Eagles with four first-quarter touchdowns.

Edwards had a 36-yard touchdown run to open the scoring for Ball State and the Cardinals held a double-digit lead for the remainder of the game after the first-quarter scores.

Ball State's Keith Wenning threw for 317 yards and two touchdowns. Wenning has passed for more than 300 yards in all four Ball State games this season.

Bronson Hill rushed for a game-high 126 yards to lead the Eagles.

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Scoring Summary
EMICHDarius Jackson 7 yd run (blocked XP)
BALLSTJahwan Edwards 36 yd run (Scott Secor kick)
BALLSTHoractio Banks 43 yd run (failed 2pt pass)
BALLSTJordan Williams 15 yd pass from Keith Wenning (Scott Secor kick)
BALLSTJordan Williams 31 yd pass from Keith Wenning (Scott Secor kick)
EMICHRyan Brumfield 1 yd run (Dylan Mulder kick)
BALLSTJamill Smith 27 yd run (Scott Secor kick)
BALLSTScott Secor 35 yd FG
EMICHDustin Creel 24 yd pass from Tyler Benz (Dylan Mulder kick)
BALLSTJahwan Edwards 10 yd run (Scott Secor kick)
BALLSTJahwan Edwards 3 yd run (Scott Secor kick)
 
Team Stats
 BALLSTEMICH
First Downs2525
Third Down Efficiency5-125-13
Fourth Down Efficiency1-13-4
Plays-Net Yards68-54376-416
Rushes-Yds37-19744-204
Passing Yds346212
Kick Return Yds3075
Punt Return Yds00
Passes19-31-020-32-2
Punts3-1094-144
Fumbles-Lost1-12-2
Penalties-Yds4-439-81
Time of Poss.26:1333:47
 
Individual Stats
RUSHING
BALLST: Jahwan Edwards 15-81, Horactio Banks 7-65, Teddy Williamson 10-28, Jamill Smith 1-27, Keith Wenning 2-7, Ozzie Mann 2--11
EMICH: Bronson Hill 21-126, Darius Jackson 9-44, Ryan Brumfield 9-33, Tyler Benz 5-1
PASSING
BALLST: Keith Wenning 17-28-317-0, Ozzie Mann 2-3-29-0
EMICH: Tyler Benz 20-32-212-2
RECEIVING
BALLST: Willie Snead 9-175, Jordan Williams 4-105, Jamill Smith 4-37, Dylan Curry 1-17, Efe Scott-Emuakpor 1-12
EMICH: Dustin Creel 5-60, Tyreese Russell 4-45, Demarius Reed 3-55, Bronson Hill 3-20, Jay Jones 2-8, Darius Jackson 1-14, Ryan Brumfield 1-6, Duwhan Alford 1-4
 
Standings
TeamStandingsConferenceOverall
Ball State1st Mid American West0-00-0
Eastern Michigan1st Mid American West0-00-0