Tigers Down UAB 46-9 - Match Report
Brandon Hayes tore up the turf for 127 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Tigers to a 46-9 win over the Blazers at Legion Field.
Memphis won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 8.5-point spread as underdogs. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 56.5.
Jacob Karam completed 14 of 16 pass attempts for 147 yards for the Tigers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Darrin Reaves rushed for 38 yards for UAB, while Dontavius Jackson added 11 yards. Austin Brown threw for 187 yards for the Blazers, while receivers Patrick Hearn and Jackie Williams had 44 and 44 yards respectively.
UAB was outgained by Memphis 333-213 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 20-16 by the Tigers.
UAB lost the time of possession battle 31:05/28:55, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Memphis takes its act home to face Southern Miss looking for another win. For UAB, they head on the road to face Central Florida.