Scores

Final

Ball State 43

(3-2, 1-1 MAC)

Kent State 45

(3-1, 2-0 MAC)

Coverage: GamePlan

12:00 PM ET, September 29, 2012

Dix Stadium, KENT, OH

1 2 3 4 T
BALL 0 13 13 1743
KENT 0 21 14 1045

Top Performers

Passing: K. Wenning (BALL) - 445 YDS, 5 TD

Rushing: T. Durham (KENT) - 21 CAR, 91 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: W. Snead (BALL) - 14 REC, 216 YDS, 2 TD

Kent St. 45, Ball St. 43

Associated Press

KENT, Ohio -- Kent State's Freddy Cortez kicked the winning 25-yard field goal with 6 seconds left in the game to lift Kent State to 45-43 victory against Ball State on Saturday.

Spencer Keith passed for 295 yards and three touchdowns for Kent State (3-1, 2-0 Mid-American Conference), two of them to Dri Archer, who also returned a kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown. He caught only three passes, but they totaled 104 yards.

Spencer was 16 of 31 and threw one interception, and Trayion Durham ran for 91 yards and two touchdowns.

The Golden Flashes have won their past six games against teams currently in the Mid-American Conference.

Keith Wenning to Willie Snead was most of the offense for Ball State (3-2, 1-1). Wenning was 32 of 43 for 445 yards and five touchdowns, and Snead caught 14 balls for 216 yards and two touchdowns. Connor Ryan also caught two touchdown passes.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BALL
KENT
1st Downs2920
Total Yards557461
Passing445295
Rushing112166
Penalties3-289-101
3rd Down Conversions5-147-14
4th Down Conversions0-01-1
Turnovers11
Possession32:0028:00

Passing Leaders

Ball StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Wenning32/4344510.350
Kent StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Keith16/312959.531

Rushing Leaders

Ball StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Edwards15402.708
Banks10363.6014
Kent StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Durham21914.3220
Archer8729.0026

Receiving Leaders

Ball StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Snead1421615.4230
Smith69215.3127
Kent StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Archer310434.7248
Hurdle57214.4128

Scoring Summary

SECOND QUARTERBALLKENT
TD13:27Trayion Durham 1 Yd Run (Freddy Cortez Kick) 07
TD11:29Jamill Smith 6 Yd Pass From Keith Wenning (Steven Schott Kick) 77
TD11:16Dri Archer 99 Yd Kickoff Return (Freddy Cortez Kick) 714
FG08:39Steven Schott 31 Yd 1014
TD07:02Dri Archer 23 Yd Pass From Spencer Keith (Freddy Cortez Kick) 1021
FG00:00Steven Schott 44 Yd 1321
THIRD QUARTERBALLKENT
TD13:19Matthew Hurdle 28 Yd Pass From Spencer Keith (Freddy Cortez Kick) 1328
TD10:38Willie Snead 27 Yd Pass From Keith Wenning (Pat Failed) 1928
TD06:22Connor Ryan 13 Yd Pass From Keith Wenning (Steven Schott Kick) 2628
TD03:58Dri Archer 33 Yd Pass From Spencer Keith (Freddy Cortez Kick) 2635
FOURTH QUARTERBALLKENT
FG13:40Steven Schott 21 Yd 2935
TD09:21Trayion Durham 1 Yd Run (Freddy Cortez Kick) 2942
TD06:08Willie Snead 19 Yd Pass From Keith Wenning (Steven Schott Kick) 3642
TD05:38Connor Ryan 6 Yd Pass From Keith Wenning (Steven Schott Kick) 4342
FG00:06Freddy Cortez 25 Yd 4345