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Spartans Fall 31-0 Against Rutgers - Game Recap

Spartans Fall 31-0 Against Rutgers - Game Recap

Joe Martinek tore up the turf for 109 rushing yards on Thursday to lead the Scarlet Knights to a 31-0 win over the Spartans at Rutgers Stadium.

The Scarlet Knights earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 38.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 50.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.

Tom Savage completed 10 of 19 pass attempts for 148 yards for the Scarlet Knights in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.

DeAngelo Branche rushed for 23 yards for Norfolk State, while Takeem Hedgeman added 3 yards. Chris Walley threw for 131 yards for the Spartans, while receivers Victor Hairston and Jeremy Wicker had 82 and 21 yards respectively.

Norfolk State lost the offensive yardage battle to Rutgers 422-156 yards in Thursday's game. Rutgers had more first downs as that total ended up 20-7.

Norfolk State lost the time of possession battle 37:41/22:19, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.