Scores

Final

Miami (OH) 16

(4-7, 3-4 MAC)

Cent Michigan 30

(5-6, 3-4 MAC)

1:00 PM ET, November 17, 2012

Kelly/Shorts Stadium, MOUNT PLEASANT, MI

1 2 3 4 T
M-OH 7 0 3 616
CMU 7 14 0 930

Top Performers

Passing: Z. Dysert (M-OH) - 343 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: Z. Tipton (CMU) - 24 CAR, 113 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: N. Harwell (KU) - 11 REC, 215 YDS, 1 TD

Cent. Michigan 30, Miami (Ohio) 16

Associated Press

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. -- Zurlon Tipton ran for 113 yards and two touchdowns to lead Central Michigan to a 30-16 win over Miami of Ohio on Saturday.

Tipton carried 24 times and scored on runs of 12 and 1 yards to keep the bowl hopes alive for the Chippewas (5-6, 3-4 Mid-American). Central Michigan must defeat Massachusetts Friday in Foxboro, Mass., to be bowl eligible.

Ryan Radcliff threw for 202 yards and a TD for Central Michigan, which led 21-7 at halftime. After Miami got within 21-16, Saylor Lavallii's 10-yard touchdown run gave the Chippewas a 28-16 with 10:28 remaining.

Zac Dysert ran for a score and threw a 68-yard touchdown pass to Nick Harwell for the RedHawks (4-7, 3-4). Dysert finished with 343 yards on 26-of-43 passing, but was sacked five times. He was intercepted once.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
M-OH
CMU
1st Downs2119
Total Yards434386
Passing360202
Rushing74184
Penalties5-534-23
3rd Down Conversions8-163-9
4th Down Conversions1-30-0
Turnovers21
Possession32:4827:12

Passing Leaders

Miami (OH)C/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Dysert26/433438.011
Central MichiganC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Radcliff13/232028.811

Rushing Leaders

Miami (OH)CARYDSAVGTDLG
Westbrook12413.4012
Treadwell5204.007
Central MichiganCARYDSAVGTDLG
Tipton241134.7215
Lavallii8688.5122

Receiving Leaders

Miami (OH)RECYDSAVGTDLG
Harwell1121519.5168
Cruse55410.8018
Central MichiganRECYDSAVGTDLG
Flory26231.0057
Williams22713.5014

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERM-OHCMU
TD01:51Zurlon Tipton 12 Yd Run (David Harman Kick) 07
TD00:55Nick Harwell 68 Yd Pass From Zac Dysert (Kaleb Patterson Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTERM-OHCMU
TD03:54Zurlon Tipton 1 Yd Run (David Harman Kick) 714
TD00:16Colton Odykirk 8 Yd Pass From Ryan Radcliff (David Harman Kick) 721
THIRD QUARTERM-OHCMU
FG11:14Kaleb Patterson 39 Yd 1021
FOURTH QUARTERM-OHCMU
TD14:26Zac Dysert 1 Yd Run (Two-Point Pass Conversion Failed) 1621
TD10:28Saylor Lavallii 10 Yd Run (David Harman Kick) 1628
SF01:05Zac Dysert Tackled By Caesar Rodriguez In End Zone 1630