Recap - Blue Devils Defeat Florida International 46-26
|Recap - Blue Devils Defeat Florida International 46-26|
Duke won 46-26 on Saturday against Florida International behind a 180-yard receiving performance from Conner Vernon at Wallace Wade Stadium.
Duke won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 3-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 53.5.
Sean Renfree completed 21 of 30 pass attempts for 290 yards for the Blue Devils in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Golden Panthers defense.
Kedrick Rhodes rushed for 130 yards for Florida International, while Darian Mallary added 33 yards. Jake Medlock threw for 348 yards for the Golden Panthers, while receivers Kedrick Rhodes and Wayne Times had 115 and 114 yards respectively.
Florida International outgained Duke 513-420 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 29-16 by the Golden Panthers.
The time of possession battle favored Florida International as their offense was on the field for 31:33, longer than the 28:27 of their opponents.
Next game, Duke takes its act on the road to face Stanford looking for another win. For Florida International, they head home to face Akron.