Mississippi State vs Troy Wrap - Mississippi State Wins 30-24
LaDarius Perkins ran for 179 yards as Mississippi State handled Troy by a score of 30-24 on Saturday at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Bulldogs were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 14.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 57.5.
Tyler Russell completed 11 of 26 pass attempts for 244 yards for the Bulldogs in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Shawn Southward rushed for 137 yards for Troy, while Justin Albert added 52 yards. Corey Robinson threw for 343 yards for the Trojans, while receivers Chip Reeves and Eric Thomas had 79 and 74 yards respectively.
Troy outgained Mississippi State 572-457 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 30-17 by the Trojans.
The time of possession battle favored Troy as their offense was on the field for 31:06, longer than the 28:54 of their opponents.
Mississippi State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against South Alabama. Troy will aim to get back on the winning track at North Texas.