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NCAA Game Summary - Buffalo at Bowling Green



(Saturday, October 2nd)

Final Score: Buffalo 28, Bowling Green 26

Bowling Green, OH (Sports Network) - Jerry Davis threw for 241 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Buffalo Bulls to a 28-26 victory over the Bowling Green Falcons in a Mid-American Conference battle at Doyt Perry Stadium.

Davis completed 19 of his 34 passes in the win for Buffalo (2-3, 1-0 MAC), which snapped a three-game slide, but the signal-caller was also responsible for four interceptions. Jeffvon Gill and Ike Nduka led the Bulls ground attack with 52 and 47 yards, respectively, with Nduka registering a touchdown as well. Terrell Jackson hauled in seven passes for 90 yards and a touchdown for the Bulls, while Marcus Rivers grabbed five balls for 59 yards and a score.

Aaron Pankratz threw for 167 yards and a pair of touchdowns to lead the way for Bowling Green (1-4, 0-1), but also threw three costly interceptions in the loss, the squad's second consecutive setback. Willie Geter and Tyrone Pronty were responsible for 63 yards and a touchdown apiece, but the Falcons amassed just nine yards rushing as a team in the contest.

The Falcons struck first in this one, as Jordan Hopgood found the end zone following a five-yard scamper. An extra-point attempt by Bryan Wright missed however, leaving Bowling Green with a 6-0 lead.

Buffalo took a 7-6 lead early in the second quarter after a one-yard Nduka touchdown plunge.

The Falcons reclaimed the lead late in the frame with a 49-yard toss from Pankratz to Pronty, but a 24-yard strike from Davis to Alex Neutz with under 30 seconds remaining in the half gave the Bulls a 14-13 halftime lead.

The Bulls made it 28-13 early in the third quarter with a seven-yard toss from Jerry Davis to Rivers as well as a Davis nine-yard scoring pass to found Jackson.

The Falcons fought back in the fourth quarter, as Robert Lorenzi took an interception back 82 yards for a score early in the stanza. A two-point conversion attempt, however, failed.

Midway through the frame, Pankratz pulled the Falcons to within 28-26 with a 48-yard completion to Geter.

Buffalo finished the day with 200 yards rushing and 441 yards of total offense, compared to a mere 176 yards for BGSU.

10/02 21:27:36 ET


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