Thundering Herd Fall 35-14 Against Central Florida - Game Recap
Ronnie Weaver tore up the turf for 150 rushing yards on Wednesday to lead the Knights to a 35-14 win over the Thundering Herd at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Knights were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 6.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 45.5.
Jeff Godfrey completed 11 of 21 pass attempts for 138 yards for the Knights in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Thundering Herd defense.
Martin Ward rushed for 31 yards for Marshall, while Brian Anderson added 8 yards. Brian Anderson threw for 129 yards for the Thundering Herd, while receivers Aaron Dobson and Lee Smith had 119 and 33 yards respectively.
Central Florida outgained Marshall 386-263 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-12 by the Knights.
The time of possession battle favored Central Florida as their offense was on the field for 40:09, longer than the 19:51 of their opponents.
Central Florida looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Rice. Marshall will aim to get back on the winning track at East Carolina.