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Kent State rallies to beat Akron

By George Thomas Published: November 3, 2012

A flawless perfect first half gave way to mistakes in the second leading the University of Akron  to lose to rival Kent State 35-24 at Dix Stadium Saturday afternoon.


The Zips took a 24-14 into halftiime but wasn't able to buiild on it as a fired up Kent State defense came out of the locker room and ready to play, shutting the Zips out in the final two quarters.


Ziips QB Dalton Willaims hit 30-of-41 passes for 312 yards and two scores. Running back Jawon Chisholm ran for 115 yards including a 50-yard TD run, but also had a pivotal fumble.


Flashes running backs Dri Archer (126 yards) and Trayion Spencer (109 yards) combined for 233 yards,


Kent State is now 8-1, 5-0 in the MAC.


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