Tigers Fall 37-17 Against Central Florida - Game Recap
|Tigers Fall 37-17 Against Central Florida - Game Recap|
Central Florida won 37-17 on Saturday against Memphis behind a 118-yard receiving performance from Jamar Newsome at Liberty Bowl.
The Knights won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 26-point spread. UNDER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an UNDER play.
Jeff Godfrey completed 14 of 17 pass attempts for 252 yards for the Knights in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Gregory Ray rushed for 41 yards for Memphis, while Jerrell Rhodes added 1 yards. Ryan Williams threw for 272 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Marcus Rucker and Billy Foster had 81 and 80 yards respectively.
Memphis was outgained by Central Florida 356-295 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 17-14 by the Knights.
Memphis lost the time of possession battle 31:51/28:09, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.