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Eastern Michigan Eagles (7-5)


Tue. 11/9 Tue. 11/16 Fri. 11/26
vs. Ohio
L 26-34
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vs. WestMI
W 22-21
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@ CentMi
L 10-31
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Lukes' 100-yard kickoff return highlights C. Michigan win

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Daniel Richardson threw two touchdown passes to JaCorey Sullivan, Marion Lukes returned a second-half kickoff 100 yards and Central Michigan ended the season with a 31-10 defeat of rival Eastern Michigan on Saturday.

The win gives the Chippewas (8-4, 6-1 Mid-American Conference) the Michigan MAC trophy awarded to the team with the best record against the other two MAC teams in the state.

Lew Nichols carried 44 times and gained 194 yards with a 33-yard touchdown run for Central Michigan. It was the seventh straight 100-yard rushing game for Nichols and moved him to second place on the Chippewas single-season rushing list with 1,710 yards.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: B. Bryant2921
Passing TDs: B. Bryant14
Rushing Yards: J. Hamilton623
Rushing TDs: S. Evans12
Receiving Yards: H. Beydoun929
Receiving TDs: D. Drummond6
Interceptions: R. Vaden IV3
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/3 vs. Saint Francis U W 35 - 15
9/11 at 18 Wisconsin L 7 - 34
9/18 at Massachusetts W 42 - 28
9/25 vs. Texas State W 59 - 21
10/2 at Northern Illinois L 20 - 27
10/9 vs. Miami (OH) W 13 - 12
10/16 vs. Ball State L 31 - 38
10/23 at Bowling Green W 55 - 24
11/2 at Toledo W 52 - 49
11/9 vs. Ohio L 26 - 34
11/16 vs. Western Michigan W 22 - 21
11/26 at Central Michigan L 10 - 31
Mid-American
East
  Conference Overall
Kent State 6-2 7-5
Miami (OH) 5-3 6-6
Ohio 3-5 3-9
Bowling Green 2-6 4-8
Buffalo 2-6 4-8
Akron 1-7 2-10
West
  Conference Overall
Northern Illinois 6-2 8-4
Central Michigan 6-2 8-4
Toledo 5-3 7-5
Ball State 4-4 6-6
Eastern Michigan 4-4 7-5
Western Michigan 4-4 7-5
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4571 (84)
Passing Yards: 3163 (35)
Rushing Yards: 1408 (117)
Points per game: 31.0 (49)
Yards per game: 380.9 (86)
Touchdowns: 44 (53)
Field Goals: 17 (38)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 5165 (110)
Passing Yards: 2801 (81)
Rushing Yards: 2364 (118)
Points per game: 27.8 (87)
Yards per game: 430.4 (110)
Touchdowns: 39 (84)
Field Goals: 13 (63)
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