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Akron 35, Ball State 23

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Brett Biggs rushed for 195 yards and scored
three touchdowns, and Domenik Hixon scored twice to lead Akron to a
35-23 win over Ball State on Saturday night.

Biggs ran 3 yards for a score and caught a 44-yard TD pass from
Charlie Frye in the first half. Hixon added a 9-yard TD catch 34
seconds before halftime to give the Zips (4-4, 4-1 Mid-American
Conference) a 21-7 lead.

Hixon returned a punt 85 yards for a touchdown in the third
quarter and Biggs ran for a 14-yard score early in the fourth to
make it 35-10. Biggs rushed 31 times and caught five passes for 86
yards.

Adell Givens led the Cardinals (1-7, 1-4) with 141 yards rushing
and three touchdowns on 23 carries, but two of the scores came
after Akron took its 25-point lead. Givens' touchdown runs were
from 5, 10 and 18 yards.

Dante Ridgeway caught 14 passes for 158 yards for Ball State.

Frye completed 21 of 33 passes for 246 yards without an
interception.