Recap - Cavaliers Defeat Penn State 17-16
|Recap - Cavaliers Defeat Penn State 17-16|
The Cavaliers were Week 2 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Nittany Lions by a score of 17-16 at Scott Stadium.
Virginia won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 10-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 47.5.
Michael Rocco completed 21 of 33 pass attempts for 258 yards for the Cavaliers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Nittany Lions defense.
Derek Day rushed for 47 yards for Penn State, while Curtis Dukes added 30 yards. Matt McGloin threw for 197 yards for the Nittany Lions, while receivers Allen Robinson and Alex Kenney had 89 and 50 yards respectively.
Penn State outgained Virginia 330-295 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 19-14 by the Nittany Lions.
Penn State led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:47/28:13 split in that important category.
Virginia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Georgia Tech. Penn State will aim to get back on the winning track vs Navy.