Recap - Cardinals Defeat Central Michigan 41-30
|Recap - Cardinals Defeat Central Michigan 41-30|
Ball State got a 128-yard performance from Jahwan Edwards as a key part of its 41-30 victory over the Chippewas on Saturday at Kelly/Shorts Stadium.
The Cardinals were a 3-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 64.5.
Keith Wenning completed 23 of 30 pass attempts for 231 yards for the Cardinals in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Chippewas defense.
Zurlon Tipton rushed for 126 yards for Central Michigan, while Cody Wilson added 12 yards. Ryan Radcliff threw for 339 yards for the Chippewas, while receivers Cody Wilson and Titus Davis had 111 and 75 yards respectively.
Central Michigan was outgained by Ball State 464-446 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-23 by the Cardinals.
Central Michigan lost the time of possession battle 34:46/25:14, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Ball State takes its act on the road to face Army looking for another win. For Central Michigan, they head home to face Akron.