Tigers Fall 28-13 Against Marshall - Game Recap
The Thundering Herd grabbed a Week 11 victory over the Tigers on Saturday, winning 28-13 at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.
The Thundering Herd earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 15.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 51.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Brian Anderson completed 20 of 28 pass attempts for 251 yards for the Thundering Herd in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Tigers defense.
Gregory Ray rushed for 60 yards for Memphis, while Jeremy Longstreet added 16 yards. Ryan Williams threw for 201 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Jermaine McKenzie and Marcus Rucker had 109 and 45 yards respectively.
Memphis was outgained by Marshall 369-241 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-13 by the Thundering Herd.
Memphis lost the time of possession battle 32:56/27:04, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Marshall heads into a Week 12 battle against Southern Methodist. Memphis, meanwhile, will have their next action against UAB.