Golden Gophers Down Middle Tennessee 24-17 - Match Report
Duane Bennett ran for 187 yards as Minnesota handled Middle Tennessee by a score of 24-17 on Thursday at Floyd Stadium.
The Gophers earned a straight-up victory and an ATS win in covering the 1-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 51.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Adam Weber completed 10 of 17 pass attempts for 150 yards for the Golden Gophers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Phillip Tanner rushed for 75 yards for Middle Tennessee, while D.D. Kyles added 32 yards. Logan Kilgore threw for 172 yards for the Blue Raiders, while receivers Malcolm Beyah and Garrett Andrews had 65 and 33 yards respectively.
Middle Tennessee was outgained by Minnesota 431-318 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-12 by the Golden Gophers.
The time of possession battle favored Minnesota as their offense was on the field for 45:34, longer than the 14:26 of their opponents.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Trojans. The Blue Raiders will aim to get on the winning track vs. Austin Peay.