NCAA Football

Central Michigan Chippewas (9-4)


Wed. 11/17 Fri. 11/26 Fri. 12/31
@ BallSt
W 37-17
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vs. EastMi
W 31-10
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vs. WashSt
W 24-21
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Central Michigan beats Washington State 24-21 in Sun Bowl

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Central Michigan came to the desert southwest to play in one bowl game and ended up in another.

The Chippewas still found a way to end their five-game bowl losing streak.

Lew Nichols III ran for 130 yards and a touchdown, leading late replacement Central Michigan to a 24-21 victory over Washington State in the Sun Bowl on Friday.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: D. Richardson2585
Passing TDs: D. Richardson24
Rushing Yards: L. Nichols III1826
Rushing TDs: L. Nichols III16
Receiving Yards: K. Pimpleton936
Receiving TDs: J. Sullivan10
Interceptions: D. Reed2
Schedule 2021
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/4 at Missouri L 24 - 34
9/11 vs. Robert Morris W 45 - 0
9/18 at LSU L 21 - 49
9/25 vs. FIU W 31 - 27
10/2 at Miami (OH) L 17 - 28
10/9 at Ohio W 30 - 27
10/16 vs. Toledo W 26 - 23
10/23 vs. Northern Illinois L 38 - 39
11/3 at Western Michigan W 42 - 30
11/10 vs. Kent State W 54 - 30
11/17 at Ball State W 37 - 17
11/26 vs. Eastern Michigan W 31 - 10
12/31 vs. Washington State W 24 - 21
Mid-American
East
  Conference Overall
Kent State 6-2 7-7
Miami (OH) 5-3 7-6
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 9-5
Central Michigan 6-2 9-4
Toledo 5-3 7-6
Ball State 4-4 6-7
Eastern Michigan 4-4 7-6
Western Michigan 4-4 8-5
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 5761 (34)
Passing Yards: 3411 (35)
Rushing Yards: 2350 (45)
Points per game: 32.3 (37)
Yards per game: 443.2 (26)
Touchdowns: 49 (47)
Field Goals: 17 (50)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4973 (80)
Passing Yards: 3417 (123)
Rushing Yards: 1556 (20)
Points per game: 25.8 (63)
Yards per game: 382.5 (71)
Touchdowns: 40 (73)
Field Goals: 14 (68)