Wildcats Down Missouri State 48-24 - Match Report
Daniel Thomas tore up the turf for 137 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Wildcats to a 48-24 win over the Bears at Snyder Family Stadium.
Kansas State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 27.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 47.5.
Carson Coffman completed 18 of 26 pass attempts for 280 yards for the Wildcats in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Cody Kirby rushed for 52 yards for Missouri State, while Chris Douglas added 49 yards. Cody Kirby threw for 281 yards for the Bears, while receivers Jermaine Saffold and Julian Burton had 113 and 64 yards respectively.
Kansas State outgained Missouri State 493-447 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-23 by the Bears.
Kansas State lost the time of possession battle 33:28/26:32, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.