Nittany Lions Down Eastern Michigan 34-6 - Match Report
Devon Smith caught 3 passes for 104 yards against the Eastern Michigan defense as Penn State handed the Eagles a 34-6 loss on Saturday at Beaver Stadium.
The Nittany Lions earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 28.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 46.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Matt McGloin completed 14 of 17 pass attempts for 220 yards for the Nittany Lions in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Alex Gillett rushed for 22 yards for Eastern Michigan, while Javonti Greene added 22 yards. Alex Gillett threw for 202 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Nick Olds and Garrett Hoskins had 49 and 44 yards respectively.
Penn State outgained Eastern Michigan 468-270 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 22-16 by the Nittany Lions.
Penn State lost the time of possession battle 34:43/25:17, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Penn State takes its act on the road to face Indiana looking for another win. For Eastern Michigan, they head home to face Akron.