Penn State Falls 32-23 to Cornhuskers - Recap
|Penn State Falls 32-23 to Cornhuskers - Recap|
The Nittany Lions had no answer for Ameer Abdullah on Saturday as the Cornhuskers rolled to a 32-23 win at Memorial Stadium.
The game was a push (tie) for betting purposes as the final score was identical to the 9 number at most sportsbooks. The game proved to be a winner for OVER bettors based on the closing total of 51.5.
Taylor Martinez completed 12 of 20 pass attempts for 171 yards for the Cornhuskers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Zach Zwinak rushed for 141 yards for Penn State, while Michael Zordich added 12 yards. Matt McGloin threw for 240 yards for the Nittany Lions, while receivers Allen Robinson and Zach Zwinak had 97 and 37 yards respectively.
Penn State was outgained by Nebraska 438-391 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 21-18 by the Cornhuskers.
Penn State lost the time of possession battle 34:19/25:41, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Nebraska takes its act home to face Minnesota looking for another win. For Penn State, they head home to face Indiana.