ATHENS, Ohio -- Beau Blankenship rushed for 124 yards and a 50-yard touchdown as Ohio cruised to a 51-23 win over Massachusetts Friday.
Tyler Tettleton passed for 246 yards and two touchdowns as Ohio (7-5, 4-4 MAC) outgained UMass (1-11, 1-7) 461 to 290.
On the second play from scrimmage, Blankenship set the tempo by busting out for his long touchdown run. Tettleton followed that with a 2-yard strike to Chase Cochran and it was 14-0 before everyone settled into their seats.
The Minutemen got a 42-yard field goal from Brendon Levengood and a 3-yard TD run from Shadrach Abrokwah to cut the deficit to 14-10, but the Bobcats scored two more touchdowns and a 30-yard field goal from Josiah Yazdani to lead 31-10 at the half.
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