The fifth game simulation of the 2013 season sees a matchup between the Rockets and the Ball State Cardinals. Curious about the simulations? Go here for more details.
To see the Toledo / BSU results, read on…
Ball State 17
|This was a close game the entire way. Sparked by 10 third quarter points, the Rockets were able to hold on and beat the Cardinals. Owens completed 16 of 30 passes for 242 yards and 2 touchdowns. Reedy lead all Rocket receivers with 5 catches for 99 yards and a touchdown, while Russell also caught 5 passes for 66 yards and a touchdown. Fluellen had 17 carries for 59 yards. Ball State out gained the Rockets total offense, 384 yards to 346 yards. Both teams were awful on 3rd downs, converting 2 of 11 (18%) for the Rockets, and 4 of 12 (33%) for the Cardinals.|
Ball State 7
|Game 2 was a much better showing for the Rockets. On Ball State’s first possession, senior Saftey Madison returned a 24 yard interception for a touchdown. Detmer connected on 4 field goals of 25, 41, 35 and 46 yards. Owens completed 17 of 42 passes for 229 yards and one touchdown pass to Reedy. To go with his one touchdown reception, Reedy caught 6 passes for 79 yards. Russell caught 7 passes for 101 yards. Fluellen carried the ball 15 times for 46 yards and a touchdown. DT Jones lead the Rocket defense with 8 tackles and 4 sacks. The stout Rocket defense forced 2 fumbles and an interception.|
Ball State 23
|Some odd scores showed up in this simulation. With a third quarter score of 5 and a fourth quarter score of 8, the Rockets were able to edge the Cardinals once again. Reedy returned the opening kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown. Owens completed 18 of 28 passes for 192 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Reedy lead all Rocket receivers with 9 catches for 118 yards. Fluellen rushed 18 times for 103 yards and caught one 5 yard pass for a touchdown. LB Murdock lead the Rocket defense with 9 tackles and an interception. DT Jones earned the safety for the Rockets. After a Ball State touchdown in the fourth quarter and a failed 2 point conversion, the Rockets scored and were successfull on their 2 point conversion by Rosenbauer.|