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Scarlet Knights Fall - Against Washington State - Game Recap

Connor Halliday threw for 532 yards to lead the Cougars over Rutgers - on Thursday in Week 1 action at CenturyLink Field.

Washington State was the ATS victor, as they covered the -7.5-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 61 were rewarded at the payout window.

Jamal Morrow rushed for 17 yards, while Gerard Wicks added 7 yards in the win. Vince Mayle and Isiah Myers added 124 and 94 receiving yards respectively.

Paul James rushed for 173 yards for Rutgers, while Desmon Peoples added 36 yards. Gary Nova threw for 281 yards for the Scarlet Knights, while receivers Leonte Carroo and Janarion Grant had 151 and 48 yards respectively.

Washington State lost the time of possession battle 33:17-26:43, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Washington State heads into a Week 2 battle against Nevada. Rutgers, meanwhile, will have their next action against Howard.