Scores

Final

Ball State 27

(5-3, 3-2 MAC)

W Michigan 23

(3-5, 2-2 MAC)

2:00 PM ET, October 20, 2007

Waldo Stadium, Kalamazoo, MI

1 2 3 4 T
BALL 0 10 3 1427
WMU 3 10 0 1023

Top Performers

Passing: N. Davis (BALL) - 358 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: B. West (WMU) - 21 CAR, 171 YDS

Receiving: L. Johnson (BALL) - 3 REC, 110 YDS, 1 TD

Ball St. 27, W. Michigan 23

Associated Press

KALAMAZOO, Mich. (AP) -- Frank Edmonds scored on a 1-yard touchdown run with 1:07 remaining as Ball State defeated Western Michigan 27-23 Saturday.

The Cardinals' Nate Davis was 25-of-48 passing for 358 yards and two touchdowns. Donte Love led Ball State (5-3, 2-1 Mid-American Conference) with 11 catches for 101 yards. Louis Johnson had three receptions for 110 yards and a score.

Western Michigan running back Brandon West finished with a career-high 171 yards rushing on 21 attempts. The Broncos (3-5, 2-1) took a 23-20 lead with 9:38 left in the fourth quarter when Tim Hiller found Jordan White for a 50-yard touchdown.

Hiller passed for 237 yards and the score to White, but threw three interceptions and was sacked four times. Ball State did not turn the ball over. For the season, the Cardinals have MAC-low seven turnovers.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
BALL
WMU
1st Downs1921
Total Yards00
Passing349220
Rushing72196
Penalties9-746-51
3rd Down Conversions4-167-19
4th Down Conversions0-02-2
Turnovers03
Possession28:2531:35

Passing Leaders

Ball StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Nate Davis25/483587.520
Western MichiganC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Tim Hiller21/382376.213

Rushing Leaders

Ball StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Frank Edmonds9414.6125
Koreen Burch9273.0014
Western MichiganCARYDSAVGTDLG
Brandon West211718.1066
Mark Bonds7213.008

Receiving Leaders

Ball StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Louis Johnson311036.7151
Dante Love111019.2022
Western MichiganRECYDSAVGTDLG
Jamarko Simmons911012.2020
Jordan White48020.0150

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERBALLWMU
FG7:07Westrn Michigan 45 yard field goal GOOD.03
SECOND QUARTERBALLWMU
13:57Westrn Michigan rush for a touchdown.09
11:38Ball St pass complete for a touchdown.610
FG6:44Ball St 40 yard field goal GOOD.1010
FG1:15Westrn Michigan 33 yard field goal GOOD.1013
THIRD QUARTERBALLWMU
FG6:25Ball St 22 yard field goal GOOD.1313
FOURTH QUARTERBALLWMU
FG10:48Westrn Michigan 29 yard field goal GOOD.1316
10:01Ball St pass complete for a touchdown.1916
9:38Westrn Michigan pass complete for a touchdown.2023
1:07Ball St rush for a touchdown.2623