Ball State vs Western Michigan Wrap - Western Michigan Wins 45-35
|Ball State vs Western Michigan Wrap - Western Michigan Wins 45-35|
Western Michigan's aerial attack produced 404 yards and the Broncos produced a 45-35 victory over Ball State on Saturday at Waldo Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Broncos were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 11.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 58.5.
Tevin Drake rushed for 85 yards, while Alex Carder added 36 yards in the win. Jordan White and Chleb Ravenell added 172 and 157 receiving yards respectively.
Barrington Scott rushed for 104 yards for Ball State, while Jahwan Edwards added 54 yards. Keith Wenning threw for 335 yards for the Cardinals, while receivers Briggs Orsbon and Torieal Gibson had 103 and 74 yards respectively.
Ball State lost the offensive yardage battle to Western Michigan 610-555 yards in Saturday's game. Ball State had more first downs as that total ended up 34-29.
Western Michigan lost the time of possession battle 30:40/29:20, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Western Michigan takes its act on the road to face Toledo looking for another win. For Ball State, they head on the road to face Eastern Michigan.