Scores

Final

E Michigan 10

(2-8, 1-5 MAC)

W Michigan 31

(7-2, 5-1 MAC)

2:00 PM ET, November 1, 2008

Waldo Stadium, KALAMAZOO, MI

1 2 3 4 T
EMU 0 7 3 010
WMU 10 7 0 1431

Top Performers

Passing: T. Hiller (WMU) - 339 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: B. West (WMU) - 29 CAR, 166 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: S. Julien (WMU) - 10 REC, 90 YDS, 1 TD

W. Michigan 31, E. Michigan 10

Associated Press

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KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- Tim Hiller passed for 339 yards and three touchdowns in Western Michigan's 31-10 victory over Eastern Michigan on Saturday.

Hiller completed 24-of-36 passes and topped 300 passing yards for the fourth consecutive game for the Broncos (7-2, 5-1 Mid-American Conference). He is the third Western Michigan quarterback to pass for more than 7,000 career yards (7,211).

Terrence Blevins ran 19 yards for a touchdown in the second quarter and finished with 52 yards on 15 carries for Eastern Michigan (2-8, 1-5), which lost its fourth straight. Dwayne Priest also ran for 52 yards.

Western Michigan's Brandon West had 231 all-purpose yards, including 166 yards rushing and a career-best 53 yard kickoff return. The Broncos overcame 11 penalties and three lost fumbles to collect 502 offensive yards, their fourth 500-plus game of the season.

The Eagles had 405 yards of total offense, with Andy Schmitt completing 21-of-35 passes for 272 yards.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EMU
WMU
1st Downs2125
Total Yards405502
Passing272339
Rushing133163
Penalties4-3511-74
3rd Down Conversions6-173-8
4th Down Conversions1-51-2
Turnovers23
Possession33:1626:44

Passing Leaders

Eastern MichiganC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Schmitt21/352727.802
Western MichiganC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Hiller24/363399.430

Rushing Leaders

Eastern MichiganCARYDSAVGTDLG
Blevins15523.5119
Priest13524.0013
Western MichiganCARYDSAVGTDLG
West291665.7118
Winchester3103.307

Receiving Leaders

Eastern MichiganRECYDSAVGTDLG
Stone68514.2025
Jones37725.7053
Western MichiganRECYDSAVGTDLG
Simmons712818.3050
Julien10909.0113

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTEREMUWMU
TD10:35Juan Nunez 45 Yd Pass From Tim Hiller (John Potter Kick) 07
FG01:10John Potter 32 Yd 010
SECOND QUARTEREMUWMU
TD13:03Terrence Blevins 19 Yd Run (Joe Carithers Kick) 710
TD10:00Schneider Julien 7 Yd Pass From Tim Hiller (John Potter Kick) 717
THIRD QUARTEREMUWMU
FG01:12Joe Carithers 28 Yd 1017
FOURTH QUARTEREMUWMU
TD13:16Brandon West 1 Yd Run (John Potter Kick) 1024
TD02:06Branden Ledbetter 34 Yd Pass From Tim Hiller (John Potter Kick) 1031