Golden Eagles Fall 42-24 Against Memphis - Game Recap
Memphis got a 115-yard performance from Brandon Hayes as a key part of its 42-24 victory over the Golden Eagles on Saturday at Liberty Bowl.
Bettors who backed the Tigers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 3.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 50.5.
Jacob Karam completed 12 of 18 pass attempts for 162 yards for the Tigers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Jalen Richard rushed for 43 yards for Southern Miss, while Anthony Alford added 34 yards. Anthony Alford threw for 110 yards for the Golden Eagles, while receivers Tyre Bracken and Chris Briggs had 67 and 52 yards respectively.
Memphis outgained Southern Miss 437-288 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 23-16 by the Tigers.
Memphis led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:22/27:38 split in that important category.