Marshall Defeats Southern Miss 61-13 - Recap
|Marshall Defeats Southern Miss 61-13 - Recap|
Southern Miss was unable to contain Kevin Grooms on Saturday and the result was a 61-13 Week 10 loss against the Thundering Herd.
Marshall was the ATS victor, as they covered the 32-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 56.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Rakeem Cato completed 21 of 28 pass attempts for 262 yards for the Thundering Herd in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
George Payne rushed for 46 yards for Southern Miss, while Tyre Bracken added 23 yards. Nick Mullens threw for 323 yards for the Golden Eagles, while receivers Markese Triplett and Tyre'oune Holmes had 123 and 49 yards respectively.
Marshall outgained Southern Miss 636-397 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 29-19 by the Thundering Herd.
The time of possession battle favored Southern Miss as their offense was on the field for 37:24, longer than the 22:36 of their opponents.
Next game, Marshall takes its act home to face UAB looking for another win. For Southern Miss, they head on the road to face Louisiana Tech.