Minnesota Defeats Penn State 24-10 - Recap
Minnesota got a 139-yard performance from David Cobb as a key part of its 24-10 victory over the Nittany Lions on Saturday at TCF Bank Stadium.
Minnesota won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 2.5-point spread as favorites. Totals bettors, meanwhile, saw the game go UNDER the closing number of 47.5.
Philip Nelson completed 15 of 24 pass attempts for 186 yards for the Golden Gophers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Zach Zwinak rushed for 150 yards for Penn State, while Bill Belton added 47 yards. Christian Hackenberg threw for 163 yards for the Nittany Lions, while receivers Allen Robinson and Bill Belton had 63 and 41 yards respectively.
Penn State was outgained by Minnesota 381-353 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-19 by the Nittany Lions.
The time of possession battle favored Minnesota as their offense was on the field for 35:28, longer than the 24:32 of their opponents.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Wisconsin. Penn State will aim to get back on the winning track vs Purdue.