Scarlet Knights Fall 41-31 Against West Virginia - Game Recap
Shawne Alston ran for 110 yards as West Virginia handled Rutgers by a score of 41-31 on Saturday at Rutgers Stadium.
West Virginia was a favorite by 6 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 50.5.
Geno Smith completed 20 of 31 pass attempts for 218 yards for the Mountaineers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jawan Jamison rushed for 96 yards for Rutgers, while Joe Martinek added 15 yards. Gary Nova threw for 235 yards for the Scarlet Knights, while receivers Mohamed Sanu and Quron Pratt had 48 and 45 yards respectively.
Rutgers lost the offensive yardage battle to West Virginia 428-386 yards in Saturday's game. Rutgers had more first downs as that total ended up 22-17.
Rutgers led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 34:35/25:25 split in that important category.
West Virginia looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against Louisville. Rutgers will aim to get back on the winning track vs South Florida.