College Football

Akron Zips (5-7)


Wed. 11/2 Wed. 11/9 Tue. 11/22
vs. Toledo
L 17-48
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vs. BGSU
L 28-38
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@ Ohio
L 3-9
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Ohio clinches MAC East title, beats Akron 9-3

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Louie Zervos made all three of his field-goal attempts and Ohio clinched the Mid-American Conference East Division title with a 9-3 win over Akron on Tuesday night.

The Bobcats (8-4, 6-2) will play in the MAC championship game for the first time since 2011. They will face either No. 14 Western Michigan or Toledo at Ford Field in Detroit on Dec. 2.

Zervos scored on kicks of 37 and 49 yards in the second quarter and added a 23-yarder with 2:59 left in the fourth. The 49-yard field goal was the second longest of Zervos' career.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: T. Woodson2079
Passing TDs: T. Woodson18
Rushing Yards: V. Edwards, Jr.492
Rushing TDs: T. Chapman4
Receiving Yards: J. Lane1023
Receiving TDs: J. Natson, Jr.10
Interceptions: K. Brown3
Schedule 2016
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/3 vs. VMI W 47 - 24
9/10 at 10 Wisconsin L 10 - 54
9/17 at Marshall W 65 - 38
9/24 vs. Appalachian State L 38 - 45
10/1 at Kent State W 31 - 27
10/8 vs. Miami (OH) W 35 - 13
10/15 vs. 24 Western Michigan L 0 - 41
10/22 at Ball State W 35 - 25
10/27 at Buffalo L 20 - 41
11/2 vs. Toledo L 17 - 48
11/9 vs. Bowling Green L 28 - 38
11/22 at Ohio L 3 - 9
Mid-American
East
  Conference Overall
Ohio 6-2 8-5
Miami (OH) 6-2 6-6
Bowling Green 3-5 4-8
Akron 3-5 5-7
Kent State 2-6 3-9
Buffalo 1-7 2-10
West
  Conference Overall
15 Western Michigan 8-0 13-0
Toledo 6-2 9-3
Northern Illinois 5-3 5-7
Eastern Michigan 4-4 7-5
Central Michigan 3-5 6-6
Ball State 1-7 4-8
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4654 (76)
Passing Yards: 3068 (41)
Rushing Yards: 1586 (101)
Points per game: 27.4 (65)
Yards per game: 387.8 (75)
Touchdowns: 38 (77)
Field Goals: 10 (84)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 5592 (101)
Passing Yards: 2896 (72)
Rushing Yards: 2696 (96)
Points per game: 33.6 (88)
Yards per game: 466.0 (103)
Touchdowns: 49 (89)
Field Goals: 17 (96)
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