Louisville vs Southern Miss Wrap - Louisville Wins 21-17
Senorise Perry tore up the turf for 118 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Cardinals to a 21-17 win over the Golden Eagles at MM Roberts Stadium.
The Cardinals earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 11-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 48.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Teddy Bridgewater completed 9 of 13 pass attempts for 85 yards for the Cardinals in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Golden Eagles defense.
Desmond Johnson rushed for 99 yards for Southern Miss, while Jalen Richard added 62 yards. Ricky Lloyd threw for 25 yards for the Golden Eagles, while receivers Jalen Richard and D.J. Thompson had 13 and 12 yards respectively.
Louisville outgained Southern Miss 269-249 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 17-13 by the Cardinals.
The time of possession battle favored Louisville as their offense was on the field for 34:27, longer than the 24:38 of their opponents.
Next game, Louisville takes its act on the road to face Pittsburgh looking for another win. For Southern Miss, they head home to face Boise State.