Recap - Cardinals Defeat Eastern Michigan 33-31

Recap - Cardinals Defeat Eastern Michigan 33-31

Torieal Gibson caught 7 passes for 142 yards against the Eastern Michigan defense as Ball State handed the Eagles a 33-31 loss on Saturday at Rynearson Stadium.

Ball State was an underdog by 2 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 54.5.

Keith Wenning completed 20 of 35 pass attempts for 284 yards for the Cardinals in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Eagles defense.

Alex Gillett rushed for 126 yards for Eastern Michigan, while Dominque White added 83 yards. Alex Gillett threw for 196 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Nick Olds and Trey Hunter had 70 and 68 yards respectively.

Eastern Michigan outgained Ball State 501-375 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 29-21 by the Eagles.

Eastern Michigan led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 40:20/19:40 split in that important category.

Next game, Ball State takes its act on the road to face Northern Illinois looking for another win. For Eastern Michigan, they head home to face Buffalo.