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THE WEEK
Herman Weiskopf
November 07, 1977
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November 07, 1977

The Week

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Miami of Ohio held on to first place in the Mid-American Conference by beating Toledo 27-3, and second-place Central Michigan scored three touchdowns in the final 12 minutes to down Bowling Green 35-28. Western Michigan scored four times in seven minutes to stop Ohio U. 28-22. Three touchdowns and 239 yards rushing by Bobby Windom enabled Eastern Michigan to defeat independent Akron 42-28. Temple, down 17-7, rallied behind the 11-for-21 passing of sub Quarterback Pat Carey and earned a 17-all deadlock with Cincinnati on Wes Sornisky's 33-yard field goal with five seconds left.

A 31-20 victory over Indiana State moved West Texas State into a tie for the Missouri Valley Conference lead with Wichita State and New Mexico State. Tennessee Tech remained undefeated in the Ohio Valley Conference, crunching Tennessee State 63-20.

1. OKLAHOMA (7-1)
2. OHIO STATE (7-1)
3. MICHIGAN (7-1)

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