Golden Panthers Down Middle Tennessee 31-18 - Match Report
Kedrick Rhodes scampered through the Middle Tennessee defense for 117 yards as Florida International handed the Blue Raiders a 31-18 defeat on Saturday at Floyd Stadium.
The Golden Panthers were a 8-point favorite in the win, and managed to turn a profit for their supporters. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 54.5.
Wesley Carroll completed 15 of 23 pass attempts for 143 yards for the Golden Panthers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Benjamin Cunningham rushed for 65 yards for Middle Tennessee, while Logan Kilgore added 13 yards. Logan Kilgore threw for 147 yards for the Blue Raiders, while receivers Kyle Griswould and Tavarres Jefferson had 104 and 55 yards respectively.
Florida International was outgained by Middle Tennessee 393-324 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 23-16 by the Blue Raiders.
Middle Tennessee lost the time of possession battle 31:24/28:36, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.