TOLEDO, OHIO -- Austin Dantin had three touchdowns and Toledo rallied to beat Ball State 31-24 on Saturday night.
Trailing 17-0 after the first quarter, the Rockets (5-3, 4-0 Mid-American Conference) scored 17 in the second as part of 31 straight. Dantin's 46-yard scoring pass to Eric Page got the Rockets on the board 9 seconds into the second quarter.
After a 1-yard TD run by Dantin, Bill Claus' 25-yard field goal tied it at the end of the first half.
Dantin had 197 yards and one touchdown on 14-for-18 passing and another two touchdowns rushing. Adonis Thomas had 130 yards and a touchdown on 19 carries.
Thomas' 35-yard touchdown, which gave the Rockets a 24-17 lead, came on the first play from scrimmage of the second half following Isaiah Ballard's 56-yard kickoff return.
Keith Wenning was 19-for-39 passing with three touchdowns and 224 yards for the Cardinals (2-6, 1-3).