Kent State vs. Eastern Michigan 2012 results: Golden Flashes blow out Eagles

Mark Zerof-US PRESSWIRE - Presswire

The Kent State Golden Flashes dominated the Eastern Michigan Eagles from the start, winning in blowout fashion 41-14.

The Kent State Golden Flashes were sharp from the beginning, blowing out the host Eastern Michigan Eagles, 41-14, in MAC play.

Kent State was dominant on both sides of the ball, racking up 467 total yards of offense and holding Eastern Michigan to a puny 200 yards. The Golden Flashes did much of their work on the ground, compiling 321 yards rushing.

Kent State opened the scoring on a 42-yard field goal by Freddy Cortez and would really never look back. The Golden Flashes held a 17-7 lead at the half and extended that lead to 41-7 before the Eagles tacked on a final touchdown in garbage time.

With the victory, Kent State moved to 4-1 overall and 3-0 in MAC play. Eastern Michigan remains winless on the season at 0-5.

Box Score Hero: Kent State running back Trayion Durham had 116 yards rushing and two touchdowns.

Rankings Ramifications: None.

But Did They Cover?: Kent State easily covered a 3-point spread and the game went over the 47-point number.

Next Week's Schedule: Kent State will take on Army on the road. Eastern Michigan will host Toledo.


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