Western Michigan's 7-overtime win over Buffalo included plenty of insane stats

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Western Michigan beat Buffalo on Saturday, 71-68.

Western remains unbeaten in conference play. "To watch it happen with two-point conversions and two-point stops and field goals and missed field goals and all that stuff - the emotional roller coaster to be on - you fumble and then you get a stop, all the things that happened, what a great deal". Little did anybody know that less than half of the game's scoring would actually be done in regulation.

Western Michigan tight end Donnie Ernsberger scored what would serve as the game-tying touchdown in overtime against Buffalo on Saturday... and his sister ran on the field.

After that unexpected drama, the game was still a long way from being over.

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Western Michigan went on to pull out a 71-68 victory. Both teams scored touchdowns and converted two-pointers in the fourth. The teams scored again and the numbers read 59-59 at the end of the fifth OT.

Finally, in the seventh overtime, Buffalo scored a field goal and Western answered with a touchdown. The record breaking combined score of 139 points was so high because they had so much extra time to play.

Donnie Ernsberger scores OT TD, and his sister (so says her jersey) runs on the field before the game is over.

And as Buffalo coach Lance Leipold said in defeat, "As I told the team, at 53 years old, I've been to a lot of football games in my career and this is probably the most exciting game I've ever been a part of".

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