AMHERST, N.Y. (AP) -- Quarterback P.J. Piskorik rushed for 85
yards and a touchdown as Buffalo beat Central Michigan 36-6
Buffalo exploded for 28 second-quarter points as the Bulls (2-8,
2-6 Mid-American Conference) handed Central Michigan (3-7, 2-5) its
13th straight road loss.
Piskorik also threw for a season high 122 yards, completing 6 of
17 passes with one interception. Buffalo rolled up 387 yards of
offense, 223 on the ground. The Bulls got 18 first downs, while
their defense recorded eight sacks.
Chris McDuffie scored on runs of 11 and 2 yards. Steven King ran
for a 9-yard TD, while Gabriel McGlover returned a blocked punt 24
yards for another score. King ran 16 times for 74 yards.
Central Michigan quarterback Kent Smith, who last week threw for
five touchdowns against Eastern Michigan and ran for two more, was
held to 18 of 37 for 184 yards with an interception, plus a sack by
Buffalo's Rich Sanders for a fourth-quarter safety.
Smith hit Justin Gardner with a third-quarter, 11-yard scoring
pass. Jerry Seymour led the Chippewas with 81 yards on 20 carries.
Buffalo's win, just its second of the season, tied its highest
total as a member of the MAC. That may alleviate some pressure on
head coach Jim Hofher, whose future could still be in question
after seven wins over four years. Hofher is in the fourth year of a