Purdue Falls 34-9 to Nittany Lions - Recap
|Purdue Falls 34-9 to Nittany Lions - Recap|
Matt McGloin sliced and diced the Boilermakers defense for 321 yards as Penn State handed Purdue a 34-9 defeat on Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium.
Penn State won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 49.5.
Zach Zwinak rushed for 134 yards, while Michael Zordich added 33 yards in the win. Brandon Moseby-Felder and Allen Robinson added 129 and 58 receiving yards respectively.
Akeem Shavers rushed for 57 yards for Purdue, while Ralph Bolden added 35 yards. Caleb TerBush threw for 155 yards for the Boilermakers, while receivers Antavian Edison and Rob Henry had 93 and 54 yards respectively.
Penn State outgained Purdue 506-375 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-22 by the Nittany Lions.
The time of possession battle favored Purdue as their offense was on the field for 30:19, longer than the 29:41 of their opponents.
Penn State heads into a Week 11 battle against Nebraska. Purdue, meanwhile, will have their next action against Iowa.