BOWLING GREEN, Ohio — Kareem Hunt ran for 153 yards and two touchdowns, and Toledo beat Bowling Green 44-28 on Tuesday night for the Rockets' sixth straight victory in the series.
Cheatham Norrils intercepted a pass on the first play from scrimmage and, four plays later, Hunt ran in a 5-yard touchdown. Terry Swanson had a touchdown run of 23 yards, Jameson Vest made three short field goals and Hunt added an 11-yard touchdown run for a 30-7 lead.
Gehrig Dieter made a one-handed touchdown catch at the end of the first half and had another one-handed TD grab in the second half to cut Bowling Green's deficit to 30-21. But Toledo forced a fumble on the Falcons' next drive and Phillip Ely scored on an 8-yard sneak.
Ely threw for 208 yards with two total touchdowns for Toledo (9-1, 6-1 Mid-American).
Matt Johnson passed for 274 yards with three touchdowns and two interceptions for Bowling Green (8-3, 6-1).