AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Alex Allen rushed for 96 yards and three touchdowns to lead Akron to a 48-37 win over Ohio on Wednesday night.
Akron (4-6, 3-3 Mid-American) built a 20-13 lead at halftime on Bryan Williams' 95-yard kickoff return for a touchdown and a 1-yard run by Allen. Igor Iveljic also made field goals of 48 and 39 yards.
Ohio (5-6, 3-4) came back in the second half with Brad Bower throwing three touchdown passes. But Allen added touchdown runs of 1 and 2 yards, and Chris Jacquemain threw two touchdown passes to help Akron maintain its lead.
Jacquemain completed 14 of 23 passes and threw one interception. Akron's Jabari Arthur caught 8 passes for 129 yards, including a 32-yard touchdown pass.
Kalvin McRae rushed for 109 yards on 21 carries, including a 54-yard touchdown run, for Ohio. Bower completed 17 of 37 passes for 239 yards.