Troy Falls 34-27 to Owls - Recap
|Troy Falls 34-27 to Owls - Recap|
The Owls grabbed a Week 9 victory over the Trojans on Saturday, winning 34-27 at FAU Stadium.
Florida Atlantic won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 7-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 52.5.
Graham Wilbert completed 26 of 40 pass attempts for 261 yards for the Owls in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Shawn Southward rushed for 68 yards for Troy, while Deon Anthony added 36 yards. Corey Robinson threw for 211 yards for the Trojans, while receivers Chip Reeves and Shawn Southward had 88 and 44 yards respectively.
Florida Atlantic outgained Troy 421-381 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 27-17 by the Owls.
Troy lost the time of possession battle 36:01/23:59, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Florida Atlantic looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Navy. Troy will aim to get back on the winning track at Tennessee.