Massachusetts vs Miami (Ohio) Wrap - Miami (Ohio) Wins 27-16
The Minutemen had no answer for Jamire Westbrook on Saturday as the RedHawks rolled to a 27-16 win at Fred C Yager Stadium.
The RedHawks earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 24-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 50.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Zac Dysert completed 12 of 22 pass attempts for 192 yards for the RedHawks in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Minutemen defense.
Michael Cox rushed for 188 yards for Massachusetts, while Mike Wegzyn added 52 yards. Mike Wegzyn threw for 213 yards for the Minutemen, while receivers Deion Walker and Rob Blanchflower had 81 and 50 yards respectively.
Miami (Ohio) was outgained by Massachusetts 471-408 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 26-23 by the Minutemen.
Massachusetts lost the time of possession battle 30:04/29:56, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Miami (Ohio) heads into a Week 5 battle against Akron. Massachusetts, meanwhile, will have their next action against Ohio.