Memphis vs Marshall Wrap - Marshall Wins 38-28
Marshall's aerial attack produced 341 yards and the Thundering Herd produced a 38-28 victory over Memphis on Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium.
Marshall won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 20-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 63.5.
Kevin Grooms rushed for 46 yards, while Steward Butler added 34 yards in the win. Davonte Allen and Tommy Shuler added 87 and 78 receiving yards respectively.
Brandon Hayes rushed for 60 yards for Memphis, while Jacob Karam added 41 yards. Jacob Karam threw for 170 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Bobby McCain and Marcus Rucker had 61 and 44 yards respectively.
Memphis lost the offensive yardage battle to Marshall 433-372 yards in Saturday's game. Marshall had more first downs as that total ended up 24-21.
Marshall lost the time of possession battle 37:37/22:23, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Marshall looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against UAB. Memphis will aim to get back on the winning track vs Tulane.