Buckeyes vs Thundering Herd Final: 45-7 - Recap
|Buckeyes vs Thundering Herd Final: 45-7 - Recap|
Brandon Saine ran for 103 yards as Ohio State handled Marshall by a score of 45-7 on Thursday at Ohio Stadium.
Ohio State also defeated the Thundering Herd against the spread, which closed at 28 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 46.5.
Terrelle Pryor completed 17 of 25 pass attempts for 247 yards for the Buckeyes in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Martin Ward rushed for 32 yards for Marshall, while Eddie Sullivan added 7 yards. Brian Anderson threw for 135 yards for the Thundering Herd, while receivers Antavious Wilson and Aaron Dobson had 38 and 34 yards respectively.
Marshall lost the offensive yardage battle to Ohio State 529-199 yards in Thursday's game. Ohio State had more first downs as that total ended up 23-11.
Marshall lost the time of possession battle 34:49/25:11, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Ohio State heads into a Week 2 battle against the Hurricanes. Marshall, meanwhile, will have their next action against West Virginia.