Michigan State Defeats Youngstown State 55-17 - Recap

Michigan State Defeats Youngstown State 55-17 - Recap

Youngstown State couldn't hang with the Spartans on Saturday as Michigan State blasted the Penguins 55-17 in Week 3 action at Spartan Stadium.

Michigan State was the ATS victor, as they covered the 22.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 40.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Connor Cook completed 15 of 22 pass attempts for 202 yards for the Spartans in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

Martin Ruiz rushed for 36 yards for Youngstown State, while Andre Stubbs added 8 yards. Kurt Hess threw for 121 yards for the Penguins, while receivers Martin Ruiz and Andre Stubbs had 57 and 47 yards respectively.

Youngstown State was outgained by Michigan State 547-172 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 30-8 by the Spartans.

Youngstown State lost the time of possession battle 39:09/20:51, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.