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Penn State Defeats Purdue 23-18 - Recap

Penn State Defeats Purdue 23-18 - Recap

Purdue was unable to contain Silas Redd on Saturday and the result was a 23-18 Week 7 loss against the Nittany Lions.

Penn State did not, however, defeat the Boilermakers against the spread, which closed at 12 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 41.5.

Matt McGloin completed 8 of 17 pass attempts for 145 yards for the Nittany Lions in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Boilermakers defense.

Ralph Bolden rushed for 97 yards for Purdue, while Akeem Shavers added 54 yards. Caleb TerBush threw for 162 yards for the Boilermakers, while receivers Justin Siller and Antavian Edison had 67 and 46 yards respectively.

Penn State outgained Purdue 367-344 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-15 by the Nittany Lions.

The time of possession battle favored Penn State as their offense was on the field for 33:51, longer than the 26:09 of their opponents.

Penn State heads into a Week 8 battle against Northwestern. Purdue, meanwhile, will have their next action against Illinois.