Southern Methodist Defeats Washington State 35-21 - Recap
Aldrick Robinson was good for 111 receiving yards on Saturday as the Mustangs grabbed a 35-21 win over the Cougars at Gerald J. Ford Stadium.
The Mustangs won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 23.5-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.
Kyle Padron completed 19 of 34 pass attempts for 280 yards for the Mustangs in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Logwone Mitz rushed for 25 yards for Washington State, while James Montgomery added 24 yards. Jeff Tuel threw for 284 yards for the Cougars, while receivers Marquess Wilson and Jeffrey Solomon had 134 and 76 yards respectively.
Washington State was outgained by Southern Methodist 420-350 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-16 by the Mustangs.
Southern Methodist lost the time of possession battle 30:35/29:25, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Southern Methodist looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against TCU. Washington State will aim to get back on the winning track vs Southern Cal.