NCAA Game Summary - Toledo at Buffalo
(Saturday, October 27)
Final Score: Toledo 25, Buffalo 20
Buffalo, NY (Sports Network) - Terrance Owens completed 12-of-25 passes for 171 yards and one touchdown to lead the Toledo Rockets over the Buffalo Bulls, 25-20, in a Mid-American Conference game at UB Stadium.
David Fluellen had 228 yards and two touchdowns on 35 carries as Toledo (8-1, 5-0 MAC) generated 412 total yards of offense. They have won seven straight games.
Buffalo (1-7, 0-4 MAC) quarterback Alex Zordich, who was taken out of the game in the third quarter due to injury, completed 5-of-16 passes for 118 yards and one touchdown. Joe Licata came in for Zordich and completed 5-of-11 passes for 68 yards and one score. Alex Neutz was the leading receiver as he caught six passes for 135 yards, with one touchdown, but still the Bulls have lost six straight games.
The Bulls scored first midway through the opening quarter when Cortney Lester picked off a pass and returned it for 23 yards to the end zone.
Dan Molls countered for the Rockets later in the period when he recovered a fumble and took it 13 yards for a touchdown to tie the game at 7-7.
In the second quarter, Zordich connected with Devin Campbell for a 42-yard touchdown to put the Bulls up, 14-7, at the break.
In the second half, Toledo put together a quick drive and Fluellen scored on an eight-yard run, which made the score 14-13, following a blocked extra point attempt.
The Rockets regained possession and scored when Fluellen punched it in for a one-yard touchdown, which gave them the lead at 19-14, but again the extra point was blocked. Owens connected with Alex Zmolik for a seven-yard touchdown and made the score 25-14 in favor of the visitors, yet once more the extra point failed.
Licata managed to complete a touchdown pass to Neutz for eight yards, which made the score 25-20. Licata tried for a two-point conversion but his pass fell incomplete, leaving the hosts with the five-point loss.
10/27 19:59:30 ET