Flames vs Cardinals Final: 27-23 - Recap

Flames vs Cardinals Final: 27-23 - Recap

The Cardinals were burned by Chris Summers for 146 receiving yards on Saturday as the Flames picked up a 27-23 win at Scheumann Stadium.

The Flames were a 10-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 50.5.

Mike Brown completed 24 of 38 pass attempts for 276 yards for the Flames in the win. He was picked off 3 times by the Cardinals defense.

Cory Sykes rushed for 65 yards for Ball State, while Eric Williams added 44 yards. Keith Wenning threw for 129 yards for the Cardinals, while receivers Aaron Mershman and MiQuale Lewis had 40 and 31 yards respectively.

Liberty outgained Ball State 395-338 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-19 by the Flames.

The time of possession battle favored Liberty as their offense was on the field for 30:58, longer than the 29:02 of their opponents.