Michigan vs Purdue Recap - Wolverines Win 27-16
|Michigan vs Purdue Recap - Wolverines Win 27-16|
The Wolverines grabbed a Week 11 victory over the Boilermakers on Saturday, winning 27-16 at Ross-Ade Stadium.
The Wolverines won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 12.5-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.
Denard Robinson completed 13 of 21 pass attempts for 176 yards for the Wolverines in the win. He was picked off 2 times by the Boilermakers defense.
Rob Henry rushed for 75 yards for Purdue, while Dan Dierking added 39 yards. Sean Robinson threw for 78 yards for the Boilermakers, while receivers Gary Bush and Jeff Lindsay had 39 and 28 yards respectively.
Purdue was outgained by Michigan 395-256 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-12 by the Wolverines.
Michigan led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 31:47/28:13 split in that important category.
Next game, Michigan takes its act home to face Wisconsin looking for another win. For Purdue, they head on the road to face Michigan State.