MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. -- Tyler Van Tubbergen threw for 362 yards and four touchdowns, and Western Michigan scored 28 points in the fourth quarter to rally past Central Michigan 42-31 Saturday.
Eric Monette had 11 receptions for 196 yards, including a 24-yard TD that put the Broncos (4-6, 2-4 Mid-American) ahead 35-31 with 2:51 remaining. After Central Michigan (3-6, 1-4) fumbled the ensuing kickoff, Dareyon Chance added a 42-yard TD run to make it 42-31 with 2:26 left.
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