Massachusetts at Central Michigan

Rush, Davis lead Central Michigan over UMass 37-0


MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Cooper Rush threw two touchdowns passes to Titus Davis to lead Central Michigan over Massachusetts 37-0 Saturday.

Rush hit Davis with TD passes of 34 and 30 yards. The Central Michigan (5-6, 4-3 Mid-American) defense forced three A.J. Doyle interceptions and recovered one fumble while earning its first shutout of the season. Rush was 13 of 21 for 231 yards passing. Davis finished with seven receptions for 154 yards.

Zurlon Tipton rushed for a 3-yard touchdown to open the scoring. Tony Annese had a 34-yard interception return for a touchdown. Ron Coluzzi was perfect from field goal range, making kicks of 33, 33 and 24 yards.

UMass (1-10, 1-6) was held to 169 yards of total offense. The Minutemen now have a six-game losing streak, and have been shut out twice this season. Shadrach Abrokwah led with 20 carries for 93 yards, including a 31-yard carry.

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Scoring Summary
CMICHZurlon Tipton 3 yd run (Ron Coluzzi kick)
CMICHRon Coluzzi 33 yd FG
CMICHTony Annese 34 yd interception return (Ron Coluzzi kick)
CMICHTitus Davis 34 yd pass from Cooper Rush (Ron Coluzzi kick)
CMICHRon Coluzzi 33 yd FG
CMICHTitus Davis 30 yd pass from Cooper Rush (Ron Coluzzi kick)
CMICHRon Coluzzi 24 yd FG
Team Stats
First Downs1114
Third Down Efficiency3-125-12
Fourth Down Efficiency0-20-1
Plays-Net Yards55-17357-298
Passing Yds45231
Kick Return Yds1010
Punt Return Yds118
Time of Poss.29:2030:40
Individual Stats
MA: Shadrach Abrokwah 20-93, Jamal Wilson 4-23, Greg Orekoya 9-19, Shaquille Harris 1-5, A.J. Doyle 3-4, Rodney Mills 1--2, Team 1--14
CMICH: Zurlon Tipton 16-50, Saylor Lavallii 9-10, Anthony Garland 4-10, Titus Davis 2-6, Team 1--1, Martez Walker 2--4, Cooper Rush 2--4
MA: A.J. Doyle 6-16-45-3
CMICH: Cooper Rush 13-21-231-0
MA: Tajae Sharpe 2-16, Elgin Long 2-15, Brandon Howard 1-14, Rodney Mills 1-0
CMICH: Titus Davis 7-154, Andrew Flory 3-39, Connor Odykirk 1-22, Courtney Williams 1-15, Zurlon Tipton 1-1
Massachusetts1st FBS Independents 0-02-10
Central Michigan5th Mid American West3-56-7

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