Western Michigan tops Middle Tennessee 45-31 in Bahamas Bowl
NASSAU, Bahamas - Jamauri Bogan rushed for 215 yards and four touchdowns Thursday, powering Western Michigan past Middle Tennessee 45-31 in the Bahamas Bowl for its first bowl victory.
Western Michigan (8-5) had lost its previous six bowl games. The Broncos ended a four-game winning streak for Middle Tennessee (7-6).
Bogan broke a tie game with a 1-yard touchdown with 6:12 left, setting up the score with a 61-yard burst. He added another 1-yard score with five minutes remaining after Rontavious Atkins' 29-yard interception return to the Middle Tennessee 4. Bogan also had a 62-yard touchdown and a 46-yard score. He averaged 11.3 yards per carry.
Western Michigan's Corey Davis finished with eight catches for 183 yards and a touchdown. Daniel Braverman had five receptions for 101 yards and a score.
Richie James had two touchdown catches and one touchdown run for Middle Tennessee. Brent Stockstill threw for 327 yards and three touchdowns to go with his interception.]
The Bahamas Bowl is one of two bowl games happening on Christmas Eve.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Central Community Schools welcomes limited number of students to first day of...
Victim of deadly shooting on Sherwood Street Identified
Coaches react to LHSAA 's plan for October football
Central schools prepare for Thursday reopening
Neighbors tired of listening to business noise, demand action be taken