KALAMZOO, Mich. (AP) — Kalil Pimpleton scored three touchdowns in five minutes, two on long punt returns, to spark Central Michigan to a 42-30 win over Western Michigan.
Pimpleton, who had 104 yards receiving with an 11-yard touchdown sandwiched between the punt returns, had 269 yards of total offense at halftime. He finished with 281.
Lew Nichols had two second-half touchdown runs and piled up 163 yards on 26 carries for the Chippewas. It was his fourth straight 100-yard game and fifth of the season for the redshirt freshman.
Sean Tyler had two rushing touchdowns for the Broncos. Corey Crooms caught seven passes for 118 yards and a score.