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Eastern Michigan vs Miami (Ohio) Recap - RedHawks Win 28-21

Eastern Michigan vs Miami (Ohio) Recap - RedHawks Win 28-21

Thomas Merriweather tore up the turf for 105 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the RedHawks to a 28-21 win over the Eagles at Fred C Yager Stadium.

Bettors who backed the RedHawks were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 14. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 51.5.

Zac Dysert completed 16 of 25 pass attempts for 164 yards for the RedHawks in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Eagles defense.

Alex Gillett rushed for 37 yards for Eastern Michigan, while Corey Welch added 18 yards. Alex Gillett threw for 171 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Kinsman Thomas and Josh LeDuc had 133 and 45 yards respectively.

Miami (Ohio) outgained Eastern Michigan 345-322 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-17 by the RedHawks.

The time of possession battle favored Miami (Ohio) as their offense was on the field for 30:32, longer than the 29:28 of their opponents.

Miami (Ohio) heads into a Week 3 battle against Colorado State. Eastern Michigan, meanwhile, will have their next action against Central Michigan.