Recap - Eagles Defeat Ball State 41-38
|Recap - Eagles Defeat Ball State 41-38|
Alex Gillett tore up the turf for 189 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Eagles to a 41-38 win over the Cardinals at Scheumann Stadium.
Eastern Michigan was the ATS victor, as they covered the 14.5-point spread as an underdog. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 57.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Alex Gillett completed 10 of 18 pass attempts for 225 yards for the Eagles in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Cardinals defense.
Eric Williams rushed for 62 yards for Ball State, while David Brown added 32 yards. Keith Wenning threw for 145 yards for the Cardinals, while receivers Jack Tomlinson and Daniel Ifft had 35 and 24 yards respectively.
Ball State was outgained by Eastern Michigan 490-243 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-16 by the Eagles.
The time of possession battle favored Eastern Michigan as their offense was on the field for 33:47, longer than the 26:13 of their opponents.
Eastern Michigan looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Virginia. Ball State will aim to get back on the winning track at Toledo.