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Peden Stadium, Athens, Ohio Attendance: 13,774
Ohio runs for 411 yards, overpowers Ball State 52-14
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) Nathan Rourke threw a touchdown pass and ran for two scores and Ohio gained 411 yards on the ground in the Bobcats' 52-14 victory over Ball State on Thursday night.
Ohio (5-3, 3-1 Mid-American Conference), averaging 208 yards on the ground, rushed for 208 yards and three touchdowns in the first half to help build a 31-7 lead. The Bobcats extended it to 52-7 with three rushing touchdowns in the third.
Ohio had its first 400-yard rushing game since 2005. The Bobcats have won five straight MAC home games,
Ohio capitalized on a Ball State fumble as A.J. Ouellette capped a 40-yard drive with a powerful run up the middle for a 17-7 lead. Rourke made it 24-7 on a 2-yard sneak with 1:23 left in the half and he connected with Andrew Meyer from 21 yards on their next drive.
Updated October 25, 2018