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Published: Tuesday, 11/8/2011 - Updated: 3 years ago

UT outscores Western Michigan

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University of Toledo WR Eric Page runs the ball  against  Western Michigan's Donald Celiscar (34) during the second quarter Tuesday. University of Toledo WR Eric Page runs the ball against Western Michigan's Donald Celiscar (34) during the second quarter Tuesday.
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The University of Toledo recovered an onside kick, and ran out the clock, to beat Western Michigan University, 66-63, on Tuesday night at the Glass Bowl.

The Rockets' Jeremiah Detmer kicked a 39-yard field goal with 1:59 left in regulation for the decisive points.

Western Michigan's Doug Wiggins tied the game at 21 at the 9:36 mark in the second quarter with his 20-yard interception return on Terrance Owens' intended pass to Kenny Stafford, and the Broncos went ahead 28-21 on Alex Carder's 64-yard touchdown pass to Josh Schaffer with 7:06 to play in the first half.

UT running back Morgan Williams retied the game with his 24-yard run with 4:22 left in the second quarter.

The Broncos jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter on a pair of touchdown passes by Carder, a 7-yarder to Clark Mussman at the 8:24 mark and an 11-yarder to Jordan White at the 5:53 mark.

But the Rockets responded with Owens’ 23-yard TD pass to Jerome Jones with 3:12 left in the quarter, and then took advantage of a pair of WMU turnovers.

Adonis Thomas tied the game at 14 on a 40-yard swing pass from Owens at the 0:53 mark, and Dan Molls scooped up a fumble by White and rambled 24 yards to put UT up by 7 with 14 seconds left in the period.



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