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Akron 21, Bowling Green 14

November 3, 1996

AKRON, Ohio (AP) _ Yasin Reeder scored on touchdown runs of 23 and 83 yards in the fourth quarter as Akron came back to beat Bowling Green 21-14 Saturday.

Reeder, who had 140 yards on 15 carries, dashed 83 yards for the winning touchdown with 2:10 left.

Akron (4-6, 3-4 Mid-American Conference) scored first on a 77-yard TD pass from Greg Gromek to Devon Scott. Bowling Green (4-5, 3-4) tied it at 7-7 on Mark Molk’s 10-yard TD pass to Damron Hamilton.

Reeder opened the fourth quarter with his 23-yard TD run, then burst free for the long touchdown in the closing minutes.

Gromek, a freshman starting at quarterback for Akron, was 8-for-18 for 158 yards. Scott caught five passes for 122 yards.

Molk completed 14 of 28 passes for 151 yards.

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