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1989 Mid-American Conference Year Summary

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Record: 38-56-6, .410 W-L% (10th of 10) (Schedule and Results)

SRS: -17.65 (10th of 10) ▪ SOS: -13.90 (10th of 10)

Conference Champion: Ball State

Ranked in Preseason AP Poll: 0
Ranked in Final AP Poll: 0

Standings

Overall Conference Pts/G SRS
School W L T Pct W L T Pct Own Opp SRS SOS Notes
Ball State 7 3 2 .667 6 1 1 .813 22.8 19.9 -9.79 -13.38
Eastern Michigan 7 3 1 .682 6 2 0 .750 22.9 17.8 -10.59 -15.78
Toledo 6 5 0 .545 6 2 0 .750 23.1 24.7 -14.81 -13.99
Central Michigan 5 5 1 .500 5 2 1 .688 20.7 16.5 -13.72 -15.26
Bowling Green State 5 6 0 .455 5 3 0 .625 21.2 29.0 -18.41 -13.87
Western Michigan 5 6 0 .455 3 5 0 .375 19.1 19.1 -15.88 -14.33
Miami (OH) 2 8 1 .227 2 5 1 .313 11.1 23.8 -22.93 -13.20
Ohio 1 9 1 .136 1 6 1 .188 17.4 31.6 -22.97 -12.52
Kent State 0 11 0 .000 0 8 0 .000 16.3 34.3 -29.75 -12.75

1 Bowl Game

Date Bowl Winner/Tie Pts Loser/Tie Pts Notes
1989-12-09 California Bowl Fresno State 27 Ball State 6 California Bowl (Fresno, CA)

Conference Leaders

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Passing Efficiency Rating

1. David Riley (Ball State) 132.8
2. Rich Dackin (Bowling Green State) 121.2
3. Mark Melfi (Toledo) 114.4
4. Tom Sullivan (Eastern Michigan) 113.5
5. Anthony Thornton (Ohio) 102.6
6. Joe Napoli (Miami (OH)) 100.3
7. Jeff Bender (Central Michigan) 98.6
8. Joe Dalpra (Kent State) 90.4
9. Brad Tayles (Western Michigan) 88.4

Receiving Yards Per Reception

1. Allan Boyko (Western Michigan) 18.2
2. Ronald Heard (Bowling Green State) 18.0
3. Romauldo Brown (Toledo) 17.7
4. Sean Jones (Ball State) 17.3
5. Milt Stegall (Miami (OH)) 17.0
6. Byron Cross (Ohio) 16.9
7. Rick Isaiah (Toledo) 16.2
8. Andre Palmer (Kent State) 16.0
9. Shawn Barnes (Kent State) 13.9
10. Jim Swanson (Ohio) 13.6

Punt Return Touchdowns

1. Larry Hargrove (Ohio) 2