Minnesota Falls 31-8 to Spartans - Recap
|Minnesota Falls 31-8 to Spartans - Recap|
Minnesota was unable to contain Edwin Baker on Saturday and the result was a 31-8 Week 10 loss against the Spartans.
The Spartans won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 24-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.
Kirk Cousins completed 9 of 20 pass attempts for 131 yards for the Spartans in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Golden Gophers defense.
DeLeon Eskridge rushed for 31 yards for Minnesota, while MarQueis Gray added 31 yards. Adam Weber threw for 167 yards for the Golden Gophers, while receivers Eric Lair and Duane Bennett had 59 and 57 yards respectively.
Minnesota lost the offensive yardage battle to Michigan State 320-267 yards in Saturday's game. Michigan State had more first downs as that total ended up 16-14.
The time of possession battle favored Michigan State as their offense was on the field for 30:24, longer than the 29:36 of their opponents.
Next game, Michigan State takes its act home to face Purdue looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Illinois.