Nittany Lions Down Youngstown State 44-14 - Match Report
The battle between the Nittany Lions and Penguins didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Youngstown State was handed a 44-14 defeat on Saturday at Beaver Stadium.
The Nittany Lions earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 38.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 46.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Robert Bolden completed 20 of 29 pass attempts for 239 yards for the Nittany Lions in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Penguins defense.
Adaris Bellamy rushed for 38 yards for Youngstown State, while Jamaine Cook added 31 yards. Kurt Hess threw for 189 yards for the Penguins, while receivers Dominique Barnes and Josh Lee had 134 and 14 yards respectively.
Youngstown State was outgained by Penn State 371-264 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-14 by the Nittany Lions.
The time of possession battle favored Youngstown State as their offense was on the field for 31:30, longer than the 28:30 of their opponents.