November 11, 2015

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) Phillip Ely threw for 322 yards and two touchdowns, Kareem Hunt ran for 118 yards and two scores, and Toledo beat Central Michigan 28-23 on Tuesday night for the Rockets' sixth straight victory in the series.

Toledo opened the game with a 12-play scoring drive, capped by Ely's shovel pass to Michael Roberts for a 2-yard touchdown. Hunt's 41-yard touchdown run up the middle made it 14-0. Early in the second quarter, Ely found Diontae Johnson down the sideline for a 36-yard TD.

But Central Michigan scored the next 17 points and got to 28-23 with 3:26 left.

Toledo's Jameson Vest missed a 33-yard field goal with 26 seconds remaining, but Cheatham Norrils sealed it two plays later with an interception.

Alonzo Russell had 86 yards receiving for Toledo (8-1, 5-1 Mid-American).

Cooper Rush was 33-of-52 passing with two touchdowns and one interception for Central Michigan (5-5, 4-2).

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