Boxscore
Kent State 28, Ohio 6
Friday, November 23, 2012 11:00 AM
Location - Dix Stadium
Attendance - 18230

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 3 4 T
Ohio 3 3 0 0 6
Kent State 21 0 0 7 28

Recap


No. 25 Kent State 28, Ohio 6: Linebacker C.J. Malauulu returned an interception for a touchdown and forced a fumble which resulted in another score as the host Golden Flashes seized their program-best 10th consecutive victory.

Trayion Durham ran for 97 yards and added his 14th rushing score for Kent State (11-1, 8-0 Mid-American), which will face Northern Illinois in the conference championship game on Nov. 30.

Malauulu got the Golden Flashes off to a hot start after prying the ball away from Beau Blankenship. Luke Wollet scooped it up and raced 50 yards for the opening score just 1:58 into the contest.

After Durham's 15-yard touchdown gave Kent State a 14-0 lead, Malauulu upped the advantage just 12 seconds later. The senior stepped in front of Tyler Tettleton's pass and rumbled 33 yards before diving into the end zone.

Blankenship rushed for 145 yards to pass Kalvin McRae for Ohio's single-season record. Blankenship has 1,500 yards this season for the Bobcats (8-4, 4-4), who have dropped four of their last five.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Kent State has seen 13 different players record an interception this season. In addition, four different defensive players have found the end zone for the Golden Flashes. ... Tettleton's interception was just his third this season. ... Kent State's eight sacks on Friday were its most since it also recorded eight against Ohio in 1994.

SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 13:02
Kent State   TD  Kent State 7 - Ohio 0
1st Quarter - 6:11
Kent State   TD  Kent State 14 - Ohio 0
1st Quarter - 5:59
Kent State   TD  Kent State 21 - Ohio 0
1st Quarter - 2:45
Ohio   FG  Kent State 21 - Ohio 3
2nd Quarter - 0:15
Ohio   FG  Kent State 21 - Ohio 6
4th Quarter - 11:44
Kent State   TD  Kent State 28 - Ohio 6
TEAMS

Team Records

  Ohio Kent State
W/L 8 - 4 - 0 11 - 1 - 0
Conference 4 - 4 - 0 8 - 0 - 0

Team Stats

  Ohio Kent State
Score 6 28
First Downs 22 15
3rd Down Efficiency 7-for-20
35%
3-for-11
27%
4th Down Efficiency 0-for-2
0%
0-for-0
0%
Total Yards 339 377
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 50-107 38-207
Average/Rush 2.1 5.4
Passing
Comp-Att 21-37 9-20
Passing Yards 232 170
Average/Pass Play 5.2 8.5
Penalties-Yards 3-32 1-10
Fumbles-Lost 4-1 1-1
Interceptions Thrown 1 1
Time of Possession 33:27 26:33

PLAYER STATS

Ohio (8 - 4)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
T. Tettleton 21/37 232 0 1
Kent State (11 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
S. Keith 9/20 170 1 1
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
B. Blankenship 29 145 5.0 0
D. Patterson 2 7 3.5 0
T. Futrell 1 -10 -10.0 0
T. Tettleton 18 -35 -1.9 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
T. Durham 16 97 6.1 1
D. Archer 13 53 4.1 0
J. Durden 3 46 15.3 0
S. Keith 3 17 5.7 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Foster 11 100 9.1 0
T. Futrell 3 62 20.7 0
M. Waters 2 30 15.0 0
B. Bussey 2 22 11.0 0
R. Clark 1 8 8.0 0
C. Cochran 1 8 8.0 0
B. Blankenship 1 2 2.0 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
E. Adeyemi 3 74 24.7 1
D. Archer 2 58 29.0 0
C. Humphrey 1 15 15.0 0
T. Erjavec 1 13 13.0 0
M. Hurdle 1 6 6.0 0
K. Payton 1 4 4.0 0