Cornhuskers Down Kansas State 48-13 - Match Report
|Cornhuskers Down Kansas State 48-13 - Match Report|
Taylor Martinez tore up the turf for 241 rushing yards on Thursday to lead the Cornhuskers to a 48-13 win over the Wildcats at Snyder Family Stadium.
Nebraska won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 11-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 47.5.
Taylor Martinez completed 5 of 7 pass attempts for 128 yards for the Cornhuskers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Daniel Thomas rushed for 63 yards for Kansas State, while Carson Coffman added 45 yards. Carson Coffman threw for 91 yards for the Wildcats, while receivers Aubrey Quarles and Daniel Thomas had 57 and 36 yards respectively.
Kansas State was outgained by Nebraska 587-315 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-20 by the Cornhuskers.
Nebraska lost the time of possession battle 34:31/25:29, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Nebraska looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Texas. Kansas State will aim to get back on the winning track at Kansas.