Boilermakers Down Minnesota 28-17 - Match Report
Purdue got a 126-yard performance from Dan Dierking as a key part of its 28-17 victory over the Golden Gophers on Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium.
Purdue was the ATS victor, as they covered the 6-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 50.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Rob Henry completed 13 of 20 pass attempts for 163 yards for the Boilermakers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Golden Gophers defense.
Adam Weber rushed for 42 yards for Minnesota, while Duane Bennett added 30 yards. Adam Weber threw for 214 yards for the Golden Gophers, while receivers Da'Jon McKnight and Bryant Allen had 123 and 46 yards respectively.
Purdue outgained Minnesota 393-279 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 19-16 by the Golden Gophers.
The time of possession battle favored Purdue as their offense was on the field for 33:00, longer than the 27:00 of their opponents.
Purdue looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Ohio State. Minnesota will aim to get back on the winning track vs Penn State.