Scores

Final

Akron 14

(1-8, 0-5 MAC)

Cent Michigan 35

(3-5, 1-3 MAC)

3:30 PM ET, October 27, 2012

Kelly/Shorts Stadium, Mount Pleasant, MI

1 2 3 4 T
AKR 7 0 0 714
CMU 14 0 14 735

Top Performers

Passing: D. Williams (AKR) - 329 YDS, 2 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: Z. Tipton (CMU) - 37 CAR, 243 YDS, 3 TD

Receiving: T. Davis (CMU) - 4 REC, 112 YDS, 2 TD

Cent. Michigan 35, Akron 14

Associated Press

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. -- Zurlon Tipton rushed for three touchdowns, including a 72-yard run, to help Central Michigan beat Akron 35-14 on Saturday afternoon.

Tipton ran 72 yards up the sideline for his first touchdown of the game for Central Michigan (3-5, 1/3 Mid-American). He later had a 5-yard run and a 6-yard run for touchdowns. Tipton finished the game with 37 carries for 243 yards -- a career high. Central Michigan had a total of 264 yards on the ground.

Ryan Radcliff was 15 of 25 for 180 yards and two touchdowns. Titus Davis caught both TD passes -- one at 27 yards and another at 36.

Central Michigan led 14-7 at halftime, but Akron could only score seven more points.

Dalton Williams was 31 of 51 for 329 yards, including two touchdowns, for Akron (1-8, 0-5). Dee Frieson caught a 9-yard pass and Jerrod Dillard caught a 10-yard pass for touchdowns.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
AKR
CMU
1st Downs2721
Total Yards492444
Passing352180
Rushing140264
Penalties8-646-50
3rd Down Conversions6-167-15
4th Down Conversions0-21-1
Turnovers20
Possession27:5932:01

Passing Leaders

AkronC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Williams31/513296.522
Central MichiganC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Radcliff15/251807.220

Rushing Leaders

AkronCARYDSAVGTDLG
Hundley17925.4021
Hines4194.8014
Central MichiganCARYDSAVGTDLG
Tipton372436.6372
Lavallii5214.209

Receiving Leaders

AkronRECYDSAVGTDLG
Dillard79113.0136
Frieson8658.1125
Central MichiganRECYDSAVGTDLG
Davis411228.0236
Wilson5234.607

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERAKRCMU
TD14:10Zurlon Tipton 72 Yd Run (David Harman Kick) 07
TD07:01Dee Frieson 9 Yd Pass From Dalton Williams (Robert Stein Kick) 77
TD03:28Titus Davis 27 Yd Pass From Ryan Radcliff (David Harman Kick) 714
THIRD QUARTERAKRCMU
TD13:04Zurlon Tipton 5 Yd Run (David Harman Kick) 721
TD10:51Titus Davis 36 Yd Pass From Ryan Radcliff (David Harman Kick) 728
FOURTH QUARTERAKRCMU
TD14:30Jerrod Dillard 10 Yd Pass From Dalton Williams (Robert Stein Kick) 1428
TD01:26Zurlon Tipton 6 Yd Run (Curtis Huge Kick) 1435