YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) Preston Hutchinson went 31 for 36 for 357 yards, three touchdowns and no interceptions to help Eastern Michigan beat Western Michigan 34-27 on Saturday night.
Hutchinson completed a 34-yard TD pass to Mathew Sexton to cap a six-play, 74-yard drive and Jairus Grissom ran it in to convert the two-point attempt, giving the Eagles a 34-27 lead with 36 seconds left.
Eastern Michigan (4-3, 1-2 Mid-American Conference) trailed by four late in the third quarter. Chad Ryland's 28-yard field goal cut the deficit to 21-20 with 13 seconds left in the period. Hutchinson's 29-yard pass to Quian Williams made it 26-21 and the two-point attempt failed.