Rice vs Baylor Recap - Bears Win 56-31
|Rice vs Baylor Recap - Bears Win 56-31|
Robert Griffin's 338-yard performance through the air was the key in Baylor's 56-31 win over Rice on Saturday at Floyd Casey Stadium.
Baylor was the ATS victor, as they covered the 20.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 68.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Terrance Ganaway rushed for 78 yards, while Glasco Martin added 76 yards in the win. Kendall Wright and Tevin Reese added 108 and 106 receiving yards respectively.
Turner Petersen rushed for 51 yards for Rice, while Taylor McHargue added 44 yards. Taylor McHargue threw for 260 yards for the Owls, while receivers Vance McDonald and Luke Willson had 59 and 52 yards respectively.
Rice was outgained by Baylor 655-416 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 33-24 by the Bears.
The time of possession battle favored Rice as their offense was on the field for 30:33, longer than the 29:27 of their opponents.
Baylor heads into a Week 5 battle against Kansas State. Rice, meanwhile, will have their next action against Southern Miss.