Tigers Fall 33-28 Against Arkansas State - Game Recap
Ryan Aplin sliced and diced the Tigers defense for 302 yards as Arkansas State handed Memphis a 33-28 defeat on Saturday at ASU Stadium.
The Red Wolves earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 23.5-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 60.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
David Oku rushed for 130 yards, while Ryan Aplin added 73 yards in the win. Josh Jarboe and J.D. McKissic added 101 and 99 receiving yards respectively.
Jerrell Rhodes rushed for 70 yards for Memphis, while Jacob Karam added 36 yards. Jacob Karam threw for 154 yards for the Tigers, while receivers Keiwone Malone and Alan Cross had 90 and 31 yards respectively.
Memphis was outgained by Arkansas State 619-293 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 33-13 by the Red Wolves.
Arkansas State led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 32:48/27:12 split in that important category.
Next game, Arkansas State takes its act on the road to face Nebraska looking for another win. For Memphis, they head home to face Middle Tennessee.