Penn State vs Minnesota Wrap - Penn State Wins 33-21
Penn State earned a 33-21 victory over Minnesota on Saturday in Week 8 action at TCF Bank Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Nittany Lions were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 8.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 49.5.
Robert Bolden completed 11 of 13 pass attempts for 130 yards for the Nittany Lions in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
DeLeon Eskridge rushed for 111 yards for Minnesota, while Duane Bennett added 12 yards. Adam Weber threw for 299 yards for the Golden Gophers, while receivers Da'Jon McKnight and MarQueis Gray had 103 and 83 yards respectively.
Minnesota outgained Penn State 433-351 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 26-17 by the Golden Gophers.
The time of possession battle favored Minnesota as their offense was on the field for 33:40, longer than the 26:20 of their opponents.
Next game, Penn State takes its act home to face Michigan looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head home to face Ohio State.