Drew Plitt threw two touchdown passes, ran for two more scores and rallied Ball State in the second half to beat Eastern Michigan 29-23 on Saturday afternoon.
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David Moore threw two scoring passes, Jonathan Ward caught a touchdown pass and ran for two scores and Central Michigan set season highs in total yards and rushing yards in beating Eastern Michigan 42-16 in Saturday's Mid-American Conference matchup.
Mathew Sexton blocked a punt and returned it 30 yards to score the winning touchdown with 10 seconds left and Eastern Michigan beat Central Connecticut 34-29 on Saturday.
Chad Ryland booted a 24-yard field goal as time expired to give Eastern Michigan a 34-31 win over Illinois on Saturday.
Backup quarterback Sawyer Smith threw two touchdown passes in relief of injured Terry Wilson, who rushed for a TD before hurting his left leg, and Kentucky rolled past Eastern Michigan 38-17 on Saturday night.
Mike Glass III accounted for four touchdowns as Eastern Michigan took the lead in the second half and the Eagles opened the season with a 30-23 victory over Coastal Carolina in the first meeting between the teams on Saturday afternoon.