Buffalo 29

(1-9, 1-5 MAC)

Toledo 56

(6-3, 4-1 MAC)

7:00 PM ET, November 1, 2003

Glass Bowl, Toledo, OH

1 2 3 4 T
BUFF 10 16 3 029
TOL 14 21 14 756

Toledo 56, Buffalo 29

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Bruce Gradkowski threw six touchdown passes, three to Lance Moore, to lead Toledo to a 56-29 win over Buffalo Saturday night.

Gradkowski finished 23-of-25 for 435 yards and no interceptions. He also rushed 40 yards for the Rockets (6-3, 4-1 Mid-American Conference), which had 685 yards on offense to 395 for Buffalo.

Jared Patterson scored both touchdowns for Buffalo (1-9, 1-5) in the first half, on runs of 6 and 7 yards. Dallas Pelz kicked five field goals for the Bulls.

Buffalo led the game briefly when Patterson scored his first touchdown with 3:40 left in the first quarter to make it 10-7. The Rockets answered less than a minute later with Gradkowski's 9-yard scoring pass to Moore.

Gradkowski connected with Moore on a 43-yard pass on the next drive and two hooked up on a 50-yard pass in the third quarter.

Steve Odom also caught two touchdown passes from Gradkowski, a 21-yarder in the first quarter and a 66-yard pass in the second quarter.

Moore finished with eight catches for 195 yards and Odom had nine for 143 yards.

Trinity Dawson had 107 yards rushing on 14 carries for Toledo, including a 1-yard scoring run in the third quarter.

Buffalo quarterback Randy Secky finished 23-of-35 for 254 yards. He also had six carries for 15 yards.

Matt Knueven had eight catches for 101 yards for Buffalo.