Bowling Green Defeats Idaho 32-15 - Recap
Anthon Samuel scampered through the Idaho defense for 141 yards as Bowling Green handed the Vandals a 32-15 defeat on Thursday at Kibbie Dome.
Bowling Green won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 5.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 52.5.
Matt Schilz completed 19 of 31 pass attempts for 291 yards for the Falcons in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Ryan Bass rushed for 44 yards for Idaho, while Brian Reader added 4 yards. Brian Reader threw for 177 yards for the Vandals, while receivers Mike Scott and Marsel Posey had 89 and 45 yards respectively.
Bowling Green outgained Idaho 478-280 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-18 by the Falcons.
The time of possession battle favored Bowling Green as their offense was on the field for 40:19, longer than the 19:41 of their opponents.
Bowling Green heads into a Week 2 battle against Morgan St. Idaho, meanwhile, will have their next action against North Dakota.