Michigan beats W. Michigan 34-10 in cancelled game

Michigan has beaten Western Michigan 34-10 in a game stopped late in the third quarter because of lightning. Both schools agreed to cancel the game with 1:27 left in the third during a second weather delay. The Wolverines won Brady Hoke's debut with linebacker Brandon Herron returning an interception 94 yards for a touchdown and scoring again on a fumble return. Fitzgerald Toussaint had 11 carries for 80 yards and ran for two TDs. Denard Robinson was 9 of 13 for 98 yards and ran eight times for 46 yards, making him the team's third-leading rusher in the game. Alex Carder was 22 of 31 for 183 yards for the Broncos with one interception and two fumbles. Michigan's next game is a prime-time matchup at home against Notre Dame. (Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)