Bester sprinted 59 yards for a touchdown and had a 1-yard plunge for another score while Gabbert connected with Andrew Homer for a 35-yard score and Jalen Walker for a 60-yarder during a 27-point second quarter that left the RedHawks up 37-3 at halftime.
Mike Brown gave Miami a quick lead with a 79-yard interception return within the first two minutes of the game.
The victory (6-4, 5-1) was the fourth in a row for the RedHawks and strengthened their grip on first place in the Mid-American Conference East Division lead with two games remaining.
Weber State scores on a misdirection screen pass
Jake Constantine rolls to the right and throws it to the other direction to Josh Davis for the 11-yard Weber State touchdown.
Ifanse leads Montana State into FCS semis with 24-10 win
Isaiah Ifanse ran for 196 yards and a touchdown and passed for a touchdown to lead Montana State to a 24-10 win over Austin Peay in the FCS quarterfinals on Friday night.
Sources: Ohio State's Jeff Hafley favored to be Boston College's next coach
Ohio State co-defensive coordinator Jeff Hafley is the leading candidate to become Boston College's next football coach, and an official announcement could come as early as Saturday, sources told ESPN.
Craig throws a laser to Wilson for 6
JaVaughn Craig rolls out and throws a deep ball on the run to an open DeAngelo Wilson who wins the foot race to the end zone for Austin Peay.
Montana St. scores off the jump pass
RB Isaiah Ifanse connects with DL Jason Scrempos on a pop pass to put Montana St. up 23-3 over Austin Peay.
James Madison shuts out Northern Iowa 17-0 in FCS quarters
Percy Agyei-Obese ran 33 times for 124 yards and a touchdown and No. 2 seed James Madison dominated defensively in a 17-0 win over Northern Iowa in the FCS playoff quarterfinals on Friday night.