Montana State vs Washington State Recap - Cougars Win 23-22
James Montgomery ran for 116 yards as Washington State handled Montana State by a score of 23-22 on Saturday at Martin Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Cougars were disappointed, as they failed to cover the closing number of 7.5. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 52.5.
Jeff Tuel completed 18 of 29 pass attempts for 204 yards for the Cougars in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Bobcats defense.
Orenzo Davis rushed for 67 yards for Montana State, while C.J. Palmer added 37 yards. Denarius McGhee threw for 266 yards for the Bobcats, while receivers Elvis Akpla and Everett Gilbert had 63 and 48 yards respectively.
Washington State lost the offensive yardage battle to Montana State 407-316 yards in Saturday's game. Montana State had more first downs as that total ended up 24-17.
Washington State lost the time of possession battle 31:09/28:51, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.