Wolverines Down Purdue 36-14 - Match Report
|Wolverines Down Purdue 36-14 - Match Report|
Fitzgerald Toussaint scampered through the Purdue defense for 170 yards as Michigan handed the Boilermakers a 36-14 defeat on Saturday at Michigan Stadium.
Michigan won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 14-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 53.5.
Denard Robinson completed 9 of 14 pass attempts for 170 yards for the Wolverines in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Boilermakers defense.
Caleb TerBush rushed for 38 yards for Purdue, while Ralph Bolden added 22 yards. Caleb TerBush threw for 156 yards for the Boilermakers, while receivers Justin Siller and Gary Bush had 58 and 48 yards respectively.
Michigan outgained Purdue 535-311 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-16 by the Wolverines.
The time of possession battle favored Michigan as their offense was on the field for 36:25, longer than the 23:35 of their opponents.
Michigan heads into a Week 10 battle against Iowa. Purdue, meanwhile, will have their next action against Wisconsin.