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Toledo Defeats Eastern Michigan 52-47 - Recap

Terrance Owens threw for 401 yards to lead the Rockets over Eastern Michigan 52-47 on Saturday in Week 7 action at Rynearson Stadium.

Toledo won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 14.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 54.5.

David Fluellen rushed for 188 yards, while Cassius McDowell added 37 yards in the win. Bernard Reedy and Alonzo Russell added 237 and 98 receiving yards respectively.

Bronson Hill rushed for 283 yards for Eastern Michigan, while Alex Gillett added 17 yards. Tyler Benz threw for 301 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Garrett Hoskins and Dustin Creel had 103 and 54 yards respectively.

Eastern Michigan lost the offensive yardage battle to Toledo 655-624 yards in Saturday's game. Eastern Michigan had more first downs as that total ended up 28-24.

Toledo lost the time of possession battle 30:44/29:16, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Toledo heads into a Week 8 battle against Cincinnati. Eastern Michigan, meanwhile, will have their next action against Army.