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Buffalo at Kent State

Licata, Oliver lead Buffalo over Kent State 41-21


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KENT, Ohio (AP) Joe Licata and Branden Oliver accounted for all six touchdowns to lead Buffalo to a 41-21 victory over Kent State Saturday.

Buffalo (6-2, 4-0 Mid-American Conference) started slow but entered the halftime break ahead 20-7. Licata, who had 285 passing yards with two touchdowns, tossed an 8-yard scoring strike to Alex Neutz to open the scoring. The point after was blocked.

Kent State (2-7, 1-4) scored on a Trayion Durham 5-yard run early in the second quarter to take the lead 7-6.

Oliver, the all-time career rushing leader for the Bulls, scored the next four touchdowns on runs for 5, 17, 38 and 4, to up the lead to 34-7. Oliver had 185 yards on 31 carries, averaging 6 yards a carry.

Neutz, who pulled in three catches for 75 yards, and Fred Lee with 72 yards on six catches, were Licata's main targets.

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Scoring Summary
BUFFAlex Neutz 8 yd pass from Joe Licata (blocked XP)
KENTSTTrayion Durham 5 yd run (Brad Miller kick)
BUFFBranden Oliver 5 yd run (Patrick Clarke kick)
BUFFBranden Oliver 17 yd run (Patrick Clarke kick)
BUFFBranden Oliver 38 yd run (Patrick Clarke kick)
BUFFBranden Oliver 4 yd run (Patrick Clarke kick)
KENTSTDri Archer 17 yd run (Brad Miller kick)
KENTSTTyshon Goode 18 yd pass from Colin Reardon (Brad Miller kick)
BUFFDevon Hughes 30 yd pass from Joe Licata (Patrick Clarke kick)
 
Team Stats
 BUFFKENTST
First Downs2319
Third Down Efficiency7-133-11
Fourth Down Efficiency0-10-1
Plays-Net Yards70-49162-363
Rushes-Yds39-20630-103
Passing Yds285260
Kick Return Yds9466
Punt Return Yds010
Passes20-31-020-32-2
Punts4-1556-218
Fumbles-Lost1-00-0
Penalties-Yds6-658-50
Time of Poss.34:825:52
 
Individual Stats
RUSHING
BUFF: Branden Oliver 31-185, Anthone Taylor 6-24, Joe Licata 1--1, Team 1--2
KENTST: Trayion Durham 12-57, Dri Archer 5-35, Colin Reardon 10-11, Julian Durden 2-2, Team 1--2
PASSING
BUFF: Joe Licata 20-31-285-0
KENTST: Colin Reardon 20-32-260-2
RECEIVING
BUFF: Fred Lee 6-72, Alex Neutz 3-75, Devin Campbell 2-34, Matt Weiser 2-28, Mason Schreck 2-17, Branden Oliver 2-14, Devon Hughes 1-30, Alex Dennison 1-8, Boise Ross 1-7
KENTST: Chris Humphrey 7-73, Casey Pierce 5-71, Josh Boyle 3-48, Dri Archer 3-35, Tyshon Goode 2-33
 
Standings
TeamStandingsConferenceOverall
Buffalo3rd Mid American East3-45-6
Kent State7th Mid American East1-62-9