Eagles Down Howard 34-24 - Match Report

Eagles Down Howard 34-24 - Match Report

Bronson Hill tore up the turf for 101 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Eagles to a 34-24 win over the Bison at Rynearson Stadium.

Eastern Michigan won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 22-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 57.5.

Tyler Benz completed 19 of 26 pass attempts for 210 yards for the Eagles in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Bison defense.

Greg McGhee rushed for 93 yards for Howard, while William Parker added 82 yards. Greg McGhee threw for 182 yards for the Bison, while receivers Jonathan Booker and Clayton Gidron had 76 and 49 yards respectively.

Eastern Michigan was outgained by Howard 384-380 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-18 by the Eagles.

Howard lost the time of possession battle 32:58/27:02, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.