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Kent State runs over Miami 48-32

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KENT, Ohio (AP) - Kent State gained 400 of their 546 total yards on the ground as the Golden Flashes won their eighth-straight game, defeating Miami (Ohio) 48-32 Saturday in Mid-American Conference action.

Trayion Durham led Kent State (9-1, 6-0) with 172 yards on 20 carries, Dri Archer tallied 151 yards on 11 carries, and quarterback Spencer Keith added 76 yards on nine carries.

The trio combined for five first-half rushing touchdowns as Kent State took a 35-10 lead into halftime.

Durham and Archer, who each scored twice, have both been named candidates for the Doak Walker Award honoring the nation's best running back. Kent State is 1 of just five teams with two running backs nominated for the award.

Zac Dysert completed 37 of 50 passes for 455 yards and four touchdowns for Miami (4-6, 3-3) but was sacked five times and threw two interceptions.

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