Purdue Defeats Middle Tennessee 27-24 - Recap
|Purdue Defeats Middle Tennessee 27-24 - Recap|
Ralph Bolden scampered through the Middle Tennessee defense for 120 yards as Purdue handed the Blue Raiders a 27-24 defeat on Saturday at Ross-Ade Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Boilermakers were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 17.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 49.5.
Caleb TerBush completed 19 of 33 pass attempts for 219 yards for the Boilermakers in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Blue Raiders defense.
Benjamin Cunningham rushed for 65 yards for Middle Tennessee, while D.D. Kyles added 33 yards. Logan Kilgore threw for 330 yards for the Blue Raiders, while receivers Malcolm Beyah and Tavarres Jefferson had 89 and 61 yards respectively.
The time of possession battle favored Purdue as their offense was on the field for 31:12, longer than the 28:48 of their opponents.
Purdue looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Rice. Middle Tennessee will aim to get back on the winning track vs Georgia Tech.