Memphis Falls 41-19 to Golden Eagles - Recap
Kendrick Hardy ran for 101 yards as Southern Miss handled Memphis by a score of 41-19 on Saturday at Liberty Bowl.
The Golden Eagles were a 16.5-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 52.5.
Austin Davis completed 19 of 30 pass attempts for 275 yards for the Golden Eagles in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jerrell Rhodes rushed for 25 yards for Memphis, while Gregory Ray added 24 yards. Ryan Williams threw for 237 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Marcus Rucker and Curtis Johnson had 155 and 45 yards respectively.
Memphis was outgained by Southern Miss 515-269 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-10 by the Golden Eagles.
The time of possession battle favored Southern Miss as their offense was on the field for 36:50, longer than the 23:10 of their opponents.
Southern Miss looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against UAB. Memphis will aim to get back on the winning track vs Houston.