W. Michigan 41, Tennessee Tech 7


KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Tim Hiller threw for 333 yards and five touchdowns in Western Michigan's 41-7 victory over Tennessee Tech on Saturday night.

The Broncos (3-1) totaled 633 yards in total offense, just 30 yards under the school record.

Hiller completed his first 13 passes, totaling 174 yards and two touchdowns, before throwing his first incompletion on the fourth play of the second quarter. The junior finished 27-for-31 passing, tied a career high for scoring passes in one game.

Jamarko Simmons caught a season-high 10 passes for 115 yards and a touchdown for the Broncos (3-1), who have won three straight since a season-opening loss at Nebraska. Running back Kirk Elsworth scored the first two TDs of his career on scoring passes of 7 and 3 yards from Hiller.

Branden Ledbetter and Schneider Julien caught the other scoring passes from Hiller, whose 54 career TD passes ranks No. 2 in school history behind Tim Lester's 87 in 1996-99. Brandon West rushed for 133 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries.

Josh Lowery completed 19-of-33 passes for 151 yards and a touchdown in his first start of the season for Tennessee Tech (2-2). Henry Sailes led the Golden Eagles with 45 yards rushing.


2015 Ohio Valley Conference Standings

Jacksonville State8-013-2
Eastern Illinois7-17-5
Eastern Kentucky5-36-5
Southeast Missouri State3-44-7
Tennessee Tech3-54-7
Murray State2-63-8
Tennessee State1-64-6
Austin Peay0-80-11