KALAMAZOO, Mich. -- David Fluellen ran for 213 yards and three touchdowns Saturday night to lead Toledo to a 37-17 win over Western Michigan.
The Rockets (4-1, 2-0 Mid-American), winners of four straight since losing their opener in overtime at Arizona, were in control from the start. They led 17-0 before Western Michigan could manage a first down.
Fluellen, who carried 21 times, scored on runs of 6, 53 and 22 yards, and Terrance Owens threw for 243 yards for the Rockets. Jordan Haden returned an interception 63 yards for another Toledo touchdown.
The Broncos (2-2), coming off a home win over Connecticut, were playing their first conference game of the season. Last year in Toledo when these teams met, the Rockets won 66-63.
South Carolina's loss to The Citadel, coupled with Georgia and Florida struggling in tight victories, was an embarrassment for the conference.
Bowling Green - Ball State Postgame Breakdown
Josiah Yazdani 26 yd FG GOOD
Greg Windham pass complete to Brendan Cope for 32 yds to the NoIll 13 for a 1ST down
M. Domer run for 95 yds for a TD, (T. Tate KICK),BALL ST penalty, roughing the kicker ( Yards) declined
Matt Domer run for 95 yds for a TD (Tyler Tate KICK) BALL ST Penalty, roughing the kicker ( Yards) declined
A.J. Ouellette run for 12 yds to the Ohio 43 for a 1ST down