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Broncos Down Kent State 64-31 - Match Report

Kaleb Eleby's 307-yard performance through the air was the key in Western Michigan's 64-31 win over Kent State on Saturday at Waldo Stadium.

Western Michigan won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the -6.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 68.0.

Kaleb Eleby completed 15 of 22 pass attempts for 307 yards for the Broncos in the win.

Xavier Williams rushed for 39 yards for Kent State, while Marquez Cooper added 29 yards. Dustin Crum threw for 210 yards for the Golden Flashes, while receivers Dante Cephas and Luke Floriea had 96 and 70 yards respectively.

Kent State was outgained by Western Michigan 648-362 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 32-20 by the Broncos.

Kent State lost the time of possession battle 37:41-22:19, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Western Michigan heads into a Week 8 battle against Toledo. Kent State, meanwhile, will have their next action against Ohio.