Kent State Defeats Central Michigan 24-21 - Recap
|Kent State Defeats Central Michigan 24-21 - Recap|
Central Michigan was unable to slow down Matthew Hurdle, who produced 102 receiving yards as the Golden Flashes defeated the Chippewas 24-21 on Friday.
Bettors who backed the Golden Flashes were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 2.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 44.5.
Spencer Keith completed 17 of 31 pass attempts for 281 yards for the Golden Flashes in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Anthony Garland rushed for 78 yards for Central Michigan, while Zurlon Tipton added 19 yards. Ryan Radcliff threw for 316 yards for the Chippewas, while receivers Titus Davis and Courtney Williams had 192 and 47 yards respectively.
Kent State outgained Central Michigan 422-402 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-18 by the Chippewas.
Central Michigan led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:41/28:19 split in that important category.
Next game, Kent State takes its act on the road to face Akron looking for another win. For Central Michigan, they head home to face Ohio.