Florida International Defeats Southern Miss 24-23 - Recap
Silas Spearman ran for 136 yards as Florida International handled Southern Miss by a score of 24-23 on Saturday at MM Roberts Stadium.
Florida International was an underdog by 16.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 48.5.
E.J. Hilliard completed 8 of 13 pass attempts for 93 yards for the Golden Panthers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jalen Richard rushed for 47 yards for Southern Miss, while Kendrick Hardy added 31 yards. Allan Bridgford threw for 243 yards for the Golden Eagles, while receivers Markese Triplett and Jalen Richard had 96 and 44 yards respectively.
Florida International outgained Southern Miss 341-314 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 20-19 by the Golden Panthers.
Florida International led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 35:58/24:02 split in that important category.
Florida International looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against UAB. Southern Miss will aim to get back on the winning track at East Carolina.