Bowling Green 21, Buffalo 7

Matt Schilz threw for one touchdown and ran for another Friday
as Bowling Green defeated Buffalo 21-7 in the Mid-American
Conference teams’ regular-season finale.

John Pettigrew carried 29 times for 93 yards for the Falcons
(8-4, 6-2), including a 1-yard run in the second quarter for the
game’s first touchdown.

Schilz found Shaun Joplin with a 48-yard pass 1:56 before
halftime for a 14-0 lead.

Schilz made it 21-0 with a 7-yard run in the third quarter. The
47-yard drive began with five consecutive rushes by Pettigrew, for
32 yards, then two short passes to Pettigrew before Schilz’s

The Bulls (4-8, 3-5) got on the scoreboard with 9:59 remaining
after Colby Way’s 22-yard interception return set them up at the
Bowling Green 19. Two plays later, Alex Dennison ran it in from the

Buffalo was held to 197 yards total offense in the game at
Columbus Crew Stadium.