Eastern Michigan at Buffalo

E. Michigan 21, Buffalo 17


BUFFALO, N.Y (AP) -Dwayne Priest ran for 192 yards on 35 carries and three touchdowns to lead Eastern Michigan to a 21-17 win over Buffalo on Saturday in Mid-American Conference play.

The Eagles (2-9, 2-5) grabbed a 14-7 lead with 3:03 left in the second quarter after two 1-yard touchdown runs from Priest.

Marcus Rivers caught a 28-yard touchdown pass from Jerry Davis for the Bulls' (2-9, 1-6) only touchdown of the first half.

Buffalo pulled within four points, 14-10, thanks to a 30-yard field goal by A.J. Principe as time expired in the second quarter.

Priest scored on another 1-yard run in the third to give the Eagles a 21-10 lead.

Davis threw his second touchdown pass of the day - a 14 yarder to Ed Young - with 4:11 to go in the third, pulling the Bulls back within four, 21-17.

Davis finished with 222 yards passing and led Buffalo with 42 rushing yards.

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Scoring Summary
EMIDwayne Priest 1 yd run (Sean Graham kick)
BUFFMarcus Rivers 28 yd pass from Jerry Davis (A.J. Principe kick)
EMIDwayne Priest 1 yd run (Sean Graham kick)
BUFFA.J. Principe 30 yd FG
EMIDwayne Priest 1 yd run (Sean Graham kick)
BUFFEd Young 14 yd pass from Jerry Davis (A.J. Principe kick)
Team Stats
First Downs1616
Third Down Efficiency4-134-13
Fourth Down Efficiency3-31-1
Plays-Net Yards64-35358-297
Passing Yds92222
Kick Return Yds4543
Punt Return Yds-10
Time of Poss.36:5223:8
Individual Stats
EMI: Dwayne Priest 35-192, Alex Gillett 16-56, Javonti Greene 3-9, Dominique Sherrer 1-4
BUFF: Jerry Davis 8-42, Ike Nduka 11-29, Terrell Jackson 1-3, Jeffvon Gill 5-1
EMI: Alex Gillett 6-9-92-2
BUFF: Jerry Davis 20-32-222-0, Team 0-1-0-0
EMI: Ben Thayer 3-73, Dwayne Priest 2-13, Kinsman Thomas 1-6
BUFF: Alex Neutz 7-112, Marcus Rivers 5-55, Ed Young 5-31, Jeffvon Gill 2-20, Fred Lee 1-4

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