West Virginia Defeats Rutgers 35-14 - Recap
|West Virginia Defeats Rutgers 35-14 - Recap|
West Virginia's aerial attack produced 352 yards and the Mountaineers produced a 35-14 victory over Rutgers on Saturday at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Mountaineers were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 21.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 46.5.
Tavon Austin rushed for 46 yards, while Geno Smith added 44 yards in the win. Tavon Austin and Jock Sanders added 121 and 81 receiving yards respectively.
Jordan Thomas rushed for 63 yards for Rutgers, while Jeremy Deering added 20 yards. Chas Dodd threw for 139 yards for the Scarlet Knights, while receivers Mark Harrison and Jeremy Deering had 66 and 32 yards respectively.
Rutgers was outgained by West Virginia 523-203 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-11 by the Mountaineers.
The time of possession battle favored West Virginia as their offense was on the field for 33:20, longer than the 26:40 of their opponents.