Fighting Irish vs Demon Deacons Final: 24-17 - Recap
|Fighting Irish vs Demon Deacons Final: 24-17 - Recap|
The Fighting Irish were Week 10 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Demon Deacons by a score of 24-17 at BB&T Field.
Bettors who backed the Fighting Irish were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 13.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 57.5.
Tommy Rees completed 14 of 23 pass attempts for 166 yards for the Fighting Irish in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Demon Deacons defense.
Brandon Pendergrass rushed for 47 yards for Wake Forest, while Chris Givens added 39 yards. Tanner Price threw for 187 yards for the Demon Deacons, while receivers Michael Campanaro and Chris Givens had 74 and 57 yards respectively.
Notre Dame outgained Wake Forest 341-297 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 21-20 by the Demon Deacons.
Notre Dame lost the time of possession battle 30:37/29:23, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Notre Dame takes its act home to face Maryland looking for another win. For Wake Forest, they head on the road to face Clemson.