Eastern Michigan vs Virginia Wrap - Virginia Wins 48-21
The battle between the Cavaliers and Eagles didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Eastern Michigan was handed a 48-21 defeat on Saturday at Scott Stadium.
The Cavaliers were a 24-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 55.5.
Marc Verica completed 18 of 31 pass attempts for 203 yards for the Cavaliers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Javonti Greene rushed for 155 yards for Eastern Michigan, while Alex Gillett added 86 yards. Alex Gillett threw for 64 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Tyrone Burke and Garrett Hoskins had 22 and 22 yards respectively.
Eastern Michigan was outgained by Virginia 451-354 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-15 by the Cavaliers.
Eastern Michigan led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:10/27:50 split in that important category.
Next game, Virginia takes its act home to face Miami looking for another win. For Eastern Michigan, they head home to face Toledo.