Spartans Fall 55-12 Against West Virginia - Game Recap

Spartans Fall 55-12 Against West Virginia - Game Recap

Geno Smith sliced and diced the Spartans defense for 371 yards as West Virginia handed Norfolk St a 55-12 defeat on Saturday at Mountaineer Field at Milan Puskar Stadium.

The Mountaineers won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 46-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.

Vernard Roberts rushed for 64 yards, while Dustin Garrison added 19 yards in the win. Devon Brown and Tavon Austin added 109 and 82 receiving yards respectively.

Takeem Hedgeman rushed for 62 yards for Norfolk St, while Chris Walley added 17 yards. Chris Walley threw for 136 yards for the Spartans, while receivers Xavier Boyce and Derrick Demps had 100 and 44 yards respectively.

Norfolk St was outgained by West Virginia 533-285 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 28-13 by the Mountaineers.

Norfolk St led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 34:07/25:53 split in that important category.