Ball State at Western Michigan

Ball State smothers Western Michigan in 38-17 win


KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) Keith Wenning passed for 324 yards and three touchdowns to lead Ball State to a 38-17 win over Western Michigan in a Mid-American Conference matchup Saturday.

The Cardinals (7-1, 4-0) piled up 483 yards of total offense while holding winless Western Michigan to just 3 points for most of the game. Wenning marked his eighth straight game with more than 300 yards passing, directing an aerial attack that included a 42-yard TD strike to Jamill Smith, a 27-yard touchdown throw to Willie Snead and 2-yard end zone toss to Zane Fakes.

Jahwan Edwards led the Cardinals ground game with 92 yards rushing, including 25-yard touchdown, while Horactio Banks scrambled for a TD from the 38. Scott Secor kicked a 37-yard field goal.

Western Michigan attempted a fourth-quarter comeback with an 8-yard touchdown pass to Corey Davis from Zach Terrell, then scored again on a 26-yard fumble return by Ronald Zamort.

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Scoring Summary
WMICHAndrew Haldeman 41 yd FG
BALLSTScott Secor 37 yd FG
BALLSTHoractio Banks 38 yd run (Scott Secor kick)
BALLSTJamill Smith 42 yd pass from Keith Wenning (Scott Secor kick)
BALLSTWillie Snead 27 yd pass from Keith Wenning (Scott Secor kick)
WMICHCorey Davis 8 yd pass from Zach Terrell (Andrew Haldeman kick)
BALLSTZane Fakes 2 yd pass from Keith Wenning (Scott Secor kick)
BALLSTJahwan Edwards 25 yd run (Scott Secor kick)
WMICHRonald Zamort 26 yd fumble return (Andrew Haldeman kick)
Team Stats
First Downs2515
Third Down Efficiency9-173-14
Fourth Down Efficiency0-11-3
Plays-Net Yards81-48360-368
Passing Yds324204
Kick Return Yds2664
Punt Return Yds238
Time of Poss.32:5627:4
Individual Stats
BALLST: Jahwan Edwards 18-92, Horactio Banks 13-67, Keith Wenning 6-27, Teddy Williamson 4-0, Team 1--1, Ozzie Mann 1--26
WMICH: Dareyon Chance 14-120, Antoin Scriven 4-26, Ronald Zamort 0-10, Justin Currie 3-8, Zach Terrell 5-0
BALLST: Keith Wenning 25-37-324-0, Ozzie Mann 0-1-0-1
WMICH: Zach Terrell 19-34-204-1
BALLST: Willie Snead 7-90, Zane Fakes 6-54, Jamill Smith 4-67, Jordan Williams 4-65, Aaron Hepp 2-29, Dylan Curry 1-12, Eric Patterson 1-7
WMICH: Corey Davis 9-103, Eric Boyden 3-26, Kendrick Roberts 2-17, Antoin Scriven 2-15, Josh Schaffer 1-28, Mario Rodriguez 1-13, Dareyon Chance 1-2
Ball State1st Mid American West0-00-0
Western Michigan1st Mid American West0-00-0

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