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Recap - Cardinals Defeat Central Michigan 44-24

Recap - Cardinals Defeat Central Michigan 44-24

The Chippewas had no answer for Horactio Banks on Wednesday as the Cardinals rolled to a 44-24 win at Scheumann Stadium.

Bettors who backed the Cardinals were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 20.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 57.5.

Keith Wenning completed 20 of 29 pass attempts for 299 yards for the Cardinals in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Maurice Shoemaker-Gilmore rushed for 68 yards for Central Michigan, while Cooper Rush added 21 yards. Cooper Rush threw for 284 yards for the Chippewas, while receivers Titus Davis and Andrew Flory had 187 and 39 yards respectively.

Central Michigan was outgained by Ball State 549-397 yards in Wednesday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-18 by the Cardinals.

Ball State led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:00/27:27 split in that important category.

Ball State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Northern Illinois. Central Michigan will aim to get back on the winning track at Western Michigan.