Boilermakers vs Eagles Final: 54-16 - Recap
|Boilermakers vs Eagles Final: 54-16 - Recap|
Akeem Hunt tore up the turf for 106 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Boilermakers to a 54-16 win over the Eagles at Ross-Ade Stadium.
The Boilermakers were a 23.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 49.5.
Caleb TerBush completed 16 of 24 pass attempts for 158 yards for the Boilermakers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Eagles defense.
Dominique Sherrer rushed for 73 yards for Eastern Michigan, while Javonti Greene added 40 yards. Tyler Benz threw for 78 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Dustin Creel and Garrett Hoskins had 49 and 47 yards respectively.
Eastern Michigan was outgained by Purdue 576-313 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-15 by the Boilermakers.
The time of possession battle favored Eastern Michigan as their offense was on the field for 30:49, longer than the 29:11 of their opponents.
Purdue looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Marshall. Eastern Michigan will aim to get back on the winning track at Michigan State.