BOISE, Idaho (Ticker) -- Brock Forsey rushed for a career-high 212 yards and two touchdowns as Boise State overcame the absence of quarterback Ryan Dinwiddie to post a 26-10 victory over Central Michigan.
Forsey, who carried 32 times, scored on a three-yard run early in the second quarter and put away the contest with another three-yard TD scamper with 1:49 left in the final quarter.
Dinwiddie, who passed for more than 3,000 yards this season, was serving a team-imposed one-game suspension. Boise State did not disclose the reason for the suspension.
B.J. Rhode replaced Dinwiddie and completed 13-of-27 passes for 191 yards with a touchdown and an interception.
Boise State (8-4) won six of its final seven games following a 2-3 start.
The Broncos settled for a second-place tie with Fresno State in their first year in the Western Athletic Conference after Louisiana Tech defeated Tulsa on Saturday.
Boise State's Nick Calaycay snapped a 10-10 with a 27-yard field goal with 54 seconds remaining in the third quarter. Rhode tossed a five-yard TD pass to Jay Swillie 2:04 into the final period to make it 20-10.
Derek Gorney completed 10-of-25 passes for just 73 yards and two interceptions for Central Michigan (3-8). Terrance Jackson rushed for 80 yards on 25 carries for the Chippewas.