Scores

Final

Kent State 23

(2-1, 1-0 MAC)

Buffalo 7

(1-2, 0-1 MAC)

Coverage: ESPNU

7:00 PM ET, September 19, 2012

UB Stadium, BUFFALO, NY

1 2 3 4 T
KENT 0 10 3 1023
BUFF 0 7 0 07

Top Performers

Passing: A. Zordich (BUFF) - 92 YDS, 1 TD, 2 INT

Rushing: D. Archer (KENT) - 14 CAR, 127 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: A. Neutz (BUFF) - 2 REC, 58 YDS, 1 TD

Kent St. 23, Buffalo 7

Associated Press

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Dri Archer ran for 127 yards and a touchdown, and Kent State beat 23-7 on Wednesday night.

Julian Durden had a 2-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter, and Freddy Cortez added three field goals for the Golden Flashes (2-1, 1-0 Mid-American). Trayion Durham added 112 yards rushing, and Kent State finished with 239 yards on the ground.

Alex Zordich threw a 46-yard touchdown pass to Alex Neutz in the second quarter for the lone score for the Bulls (1-2, 0-1).

The Bulls had five sacks of David Fisher and Spencer Keith, but committed four turnovers and converted only 3 of 13 third downs.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
KENT
BUFF
1st Downs1916
Total Yards404265
Passing165113
Rushing239152
Penalties10-1004-50
3rd Down Conversions7-203-13
4th Down Conversions1-10-1
Turnovers14
Possession37:3022:30

Passing Leaders

Kent StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Fisher7/13937.201
BuffaloC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Zordich4/22924.212

Rushing Leaders

Kent StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Archer141279.1157
Durham231124.9024
BuffaloCARYDSAVGTDLG
Oliver16774.8010
Small9374.107

Receiving Leaders

Kent StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Durham24723.5040
Hurdle33311.0015
BuffaloRECYDSAVGTDLG
Neutz25829.0146
Hughes25728.5036

Scoring Summary

SECOND QUARTERKENTBUFF
TD12:18Dri Archer 11 Yd Run (Freddy Cortez Kick) 70
FG05:51Freddy Cortez 23 Yd 100
TD00:00Alex Neutz 46 Yd Pass From Alex Zordich (Patrick Clarke Kick) 107
THIRD QUARTERKENTBUFF
FG08:25Freddy Cortez 33 Yd 137
FOURTH QUARTERKENTBUFF
FG09:54Freddy Cortez 21 Yd 167
TD00:43Julian Durden 2 Yd Run (Freddy Cortez Kick) 237