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Central Florida Defeats Marshall 16-6 - Recap

Central Florida Defeats Marshall 16-6 - Recap

Brynn Harvey ran for 180 yards as Central Florida handled Marshall by a score of 16-6 on Saturday at Bright House Networks Stadium.

Central Florida won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 19.5-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 42.5.

Jeff Godfrey completed 13 of 22 pass attempts for 147 yards for the Knights in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Thundering Herd defense.

Tron Martinez rushed for 33 yards for Marshall, while Travon Van added 6 yards. Rakeem Cato threw for 87 yards for the Thundering Herd, while receivers Aaron Dobson and Tron Martinez had 33 and 24 yards respectively.

Marshall was outgained by Central Florida 387-130 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-6 by the Knights.

The time of possession battle favored Central Florida as their offense was on the field for 40:14, longer than the 19:46 of their opponents.

Next game, Central Florida takes its act on the road to face Southern Methodist looking for another win. For Marshall, they head home to face Rice.