The University at Buffalo football team is still scheduled to host its next game, even after New York State announced Wednesday that parts of Erie County have been designated as orange zones. Much of Buffalo and its surrounding suburbs, including UB's North Campus and UB Stadium, are included in the orange zone designation. The orange zone designation means the state is imposing tighter restrictions on local businesses, schools and gatherings as a means to curb the spread of Covid-19.
Dustin Crum passed for three touchdowns and rushed for two more, Marquez Cooper added three scores on the ground and Kent State used a big third quarter to beat Akron 69-35 on Tuesday night to retain the Wagon Wheel trophy. Kent State (3-0, 3-0 Mid-American Conference) is off to its best start since 1958. The Golden Flashes tied a school record for points in a game, becoming the third MAC team since 1970 to score 60-plus in consecutive games.
Led by seasoned veteran QB Dustin Crum and WR Isaiah McKoy, the Flashes rank third in the conference in points per game (44.5), and lead the conference in passing yards (295.5), rushing yards (253.5) and total yards (549.0). Crum has lived up to his billing as one of the best players in the conference, completing 69.6% of his passes for 490 yards, 6 TD’s and 1 INT.