Top 25: No. 25 Kent State 31, Bowling Green 24
Top 25 football • The teams combined for four scores that went for more than 70 yards.
Published: November 17, 2012 01:53PM
Updated: November 18, 2012 12:30AM

Bowling Green, Ohio • Dri Archer had two long touchdown runs and finished with 241 yards rushing to lead No. 25 Kent State to a 31-24 victory over Bowling Green on Saturday and the school’s first Mid-American Conference title game.

The Golden Flashes’ defense stopped Bowling Green twice within the last five minutes inside Kent State territory.

Luke Wollet’s interception in the end zone with 21 seconds left sealed the victory.

Bowling Green (7-4, 5-2) had driven to the Kent State 14 before coming up empty on four consecutive throws.

Archer scored on runs of 79 and 74 yards for Kent State (10-1, 7-0 MAC).

It was a game of big plays on both sides, with four touchdowns going for over 70 yards.