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Central Michigan Defeats Toledo 26-23 - Recap

Toledo was unable to contain Lew Nichols III on Saturday and the result was a 26-23 Week 7 loss against the Chippewas.

Central Michigan won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the +5.0-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 53.0.

Lew Nichols III rushed for 134 yards, while Kalil Pimpleton added 5 yards in the win. Kalil Pimpleton and Lew Nichols III added 103 and 39 receiving yards respectively.

Bryant Koback rushed for 87 yards for Toledo, while Dequan Finn added 43 yards. Dequan Finn threw for 208 yards for the Rockets, while receivers Isaiah Winstead and Bryant Koback had 108 and 39 yards respectively.

Toledo outgained Central Michigan 350-332 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-13 by the Rockets.

Central Michigan lost the time of possession battle 31:33-28:27, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Next game, Central Michigan takes its act home to face NIU looking for another win. For Toledo, they head home to face Western Michigan.