Recap - Trojans Defeat Florida International 38-37
|Recap - Trojans Defeat Florida International 38-37|
Deon Anthony ran for 115 yards as Troy handled Florida International by a score of 38-37 on Saturday at Veterans Memorial Stadium.
Troy did not, however, defeat the Golden Panthers against the spread, which closed at 7 at most sportsbooks. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go OVER the closing number of 57.5.
Deon Anthony completed 29 of 41 pass attempts for 245 yards for the Trojans in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Golden Panthers defense.
Kedrick Rhodes rushed for 83 yards for Florida International, while Darian Mallary added 41 yards. Jake Medlock threw for 316 yards for the Golden Panthers, while receivers Willis Wright and Glenn Coleman had 129 and 73 yards respectively.
Florida International was outgained by Troy 432-428 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 27-20 by the Trojans.
Troy lost the time of possession battle 30:08/29:52, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Troy heads into a Week 9 battle against Florida Atlantic. Florida International, meanwhile, will have their next action against Western Kentucky.