Baylor vs Louisiana-Monroe Recap - Bears Win 47-42
Baylor's aerial attack produced 351 yards and the Bears produced a 47-42 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Friday at Malone Stadium.
Baylor won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 8.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 70.5.
Glasco Martin rushed for 58 yards, while Nick Florence added 55 yards in the win. Tevin Reese and Lanear Sampson added 145 and 93 receiving yards respectively.
Jyruss Edwards rushed for 120 yards for Louisiana-Monroe, while Monterrell Washington added 86 yards. Kolton Browning threw for 272 yards for the Warhawks, while receivers Colby Harper and Tavarese Maye had 82 and 76 yards respectively.
Baylor lost the offensive yardage battle to Louisiana-Monroe 560-549 yards in Friday's game. Baylor had more first downs as that total ended up 32-31.
Baylor lost the time of possession battle 31:53/28:07, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Baylor takes its act on the road to face West Virginia looking for another win. For Louisiana-Monroe, they head on the road to face Tulane.