Miami (Ohio) Falls 24-17 to Zips - Recap
Akron earned a 24-17 victory over Miami (Ohio) on Saturday in Week 8 action at Fred C Yager Stadium.
Akron won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 6-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 45.5.
Kyle Pohl completed 23 of 32 pass attempts for 227 yards for the Zips in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Spencer Treadwell rushed for 23 yards for Miami (Ohio), while Grant Niemiec added 17 yards. Austin Boucher threw for 226 yards for the RedHawks, while receivers Dawan Scott and David Frazier had 90 and 79 yards respectively.
Miami (Ohio) was outgained by Akron 374-303 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-18 by the Zips.
Miami (Ohio) lost the time of possession battle 32:47/27:13, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Akron looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Ball State. Miami (Ohio) will aim to get back on the winning track at Ohio.