Recap - Volunteers Defeat Memphis 50-14
|Recap - Volunteers Defeat Memphis 50-14|
Tyler Bray threw for 325 yards to lead the Volunteers over Memphis 50-14 on Saturday in Week 10 action at Liberty Bowl.
Bettors who backed the Volunteers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 20 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 52.5.
Tauren Poole rushed for 101 yards, while Rajion Neal added 14 yards in the win. Denarius Moore and Gerald Jones added 103 and 66 receiving yards respectively.
Gregory Ray rushed for 60 yards for Memphis, while Jeremy Longstreet added 26 yards. Ryan Williams threw for 221 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Marcus Rucker and Jeremy Longstreet had 76 and 40 yards respectively.
Memphis was outgained by Tennessee 509-308 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-17 by the Volunteers.
The time of possession battle favored Memphis as their offense was on the field for 30:49, longer than the 29:11 of their opponents.
Next game, Tennessee takes its act home to face Mississippi looking for another win. For Memphis, they head on the road to face Marshall.