W. Michigan 41, Bowling Green 7

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio -- Alex Carder completed 23 of 33 passes for 251 yards and four touchdowns as Western Michigan blew out Bowling Green 41-7 on Friday in their Mid-American Conference season finale.

The Broncos (6-6, 5-3) scored the first 27 points of the game to take a 27-0 lead at halftime. John Potter kicked field goals of 42 and 25 yards and Carder completed a 4-yard touchdown pass to Blake Hammond in the first quarter.

Carder threw a 4-yard touchdown to Dareyon Chance and a 7-yard passing score to Dallas Walker in the second quarter.

The Falcons (2-10, 1-7) finally got on the board after a 19-yard touchdown pass from Matt Schilz to Kamar Jorden with 11:31 left in the third.

Tevin Drake scored on a 35-yard run less than two minutes later to push the Western Michigan lead to 34-7. Drake rushed for a career-high 127 yards.

Carder's final touchdown throw came on a 34-yard pass to Juan Nunez.