Gates sparks Bowling Green past Miami (Ohio) 37-12

a a a a
Share this story

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) - Booboo Gates scored on a 37-yard interception return and Matt Schilz threw two touchdown passes as Bowling Green defeated Miami (Ohio) 37-12 Saturday.

The victory ended a streak of seven losses at home for the Falcons (4-3, 2-1 Mid-American Conference) against the RedHawks (3-4, 2-1).

Miami, which trailed 17-6 at halftime, made it 17-12 early in the third quarter. Zac Dysert's 64-yard completion to Nick Harwell set up a 2-yard scoring pass to Andy Cruse, but a 2-point converstion try failed.

After Schilz's 13-yard touchdown pass to Chris Gallon made it 24-12, Gates intercepted Dysert on Miami's next play for a 31-12 lead after three quarters.

Bowling Green's Anthon Samuels carried 22 times for 171 yards and caught a 7-yard scoring pass. Schilz completed 20 of 27 for 235 yards.

Dysert, who was averaging 286 passing yards per game, was held to 198 on 17-of-31 passing with two interceptions.

Copyright Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Print this article

Comments

Hmm... It looks like you’re not a WCPO Insider. or Subscribe now to contribute!