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Updated: Sunday, September 8, 2002 2:31 AM EDT
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Central Mich 32, Wyoming 20

MT. PLEASANT, Michigan (Ticker) -- Derrick Vickers completed a school-record 28 passes for a career-high 361 yards and two touchdowns as Central Michigan defeated Wyoming, 32-20.

Central Michigan jumped out to an early 10-0 lead on Robbie Mixon's four-yard TD run and a 40-yard field goal by Mike Gruzwalski, who added three more to tie a school record.

Mixon rushed for 156 yards and a touchdown for Central Michigan, which is 2-0 for the first time since 1986. Wyoming fell to 0-2.

The Cowboys rallied to take a 13-10 lead as Casey Bramlet threw a 17-yard touchdown pass to Scott Vines in the first quarter and a 29-yarder to Brock Ralph in the second.

Gruzwalski added a second field goal for Central Michigan to knot the score at 13-13 at halftime. He made two field goals in the third quarter.

Vickers, who completed 28-of-39 passes to nine different receivers, found Tory Humphrey late in the third quarter to give Central Michigan a 26-13 lead.

Bramlet answered again on the next play, throwing a 67-yard TD pass to Malcom Floyd that cut Central Michigan's lead to six. Bramlet was 20-of-36 for 290 yards and three touchdowns.

The Chippewas controlled the ball for 11:47 of the fourth quarter, putting the game away on a four-yard TD pass from Vickers to Humphrey.


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