Cardinals Down Central Michigan 31-17 - Match Report
Central Michigan was unable to contain David Brown on Saturday and the result was a 31-17 Week 5 loss against the Cardinals.
The Cardinals were a 19.5-point underdog in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 51.5.
Keith Wenning completed 12 of 18 pass attempts for 130 yards for the Cardinals in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Paris Cotton rushed for 44 yards for Central Michigan, while Zurlon Tipton added 34 yards. Ryan Radcliff threw for 295 yards for the Chippewas, while receivers David Blackburn and Cody Wilson had 89 and 84 yards respectively.
Central Michigan was outgained by Ball State 436-371 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-14 by the Chippewas.
Ball State led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:02/28:58 split in that important category.
Ball State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Western Michigan. Central Michigan will aim to get back on the winning track at Virginia Tech.