KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) Alex Carder threw five touchdown passes, four in the second quarter to help his team pull away, as Western Michigan coasted to a 52-21 victory over Eastern Illinois on Saturday.
Western Michigan (1-1) came through on defense by sacking Eastern Illinois' Jimmy Garoppolo four times. He completed 15 of 32 passes for 225 yards and a TD.
Western Michigan had 631 yards total offense and kept the ball moving most of the night, converting 10 of 16 third-down situations. Eastern Illinois (1-1) was just 2 of 15.
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