Bears Fall 70-63 Against West Virginia - Game Recap
Geno Smith's 656-yard performance through the air was the key in West Virginia's 70-63 win over Baylor 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 11.5-point spread. OVER bettors were rewarded when the final score pointed to an OVER play.
Andrew Buie rushed for 82 yards, while Geno Smith added 31 yards in the win. Stedman Bailey and Tavon Austin added 303 and 215 receiving yards respectively.
Jarred Salubi rushed for 75 yards for Baylor, while Glasco Martin added 39 yards. Nick Florence threw for 581 yards for the Bears, while receivers Terrance Williams and Tevin Reese had 314 and 120 yards respectively.
West Virginia outgained Baylor 807-700 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 34-33 by the Bears.
West Virginia led the time of possession tally, as the game finished as a 34:20/25:40 split in that important category.
Next game, West Virginia takes its act on the road to face Texas looking for another win. For Baylor, they head home to face TCU.