Florida International Defeats Louisiana-Monroe 28-17 - Recap
Florida International earned a 28-17 victory over Louisiana-Monroe on Saturday in Week 12 action at Malone Stadium.
Bettors who backed the Golden Panthers were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as an underdog of 1.5 at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 50.5.
Wesley Carroll completed 16 of 34 pass attempts for 213 yards for the Golden Panthers in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Kolton Browning rushed for 101 yards for Louisiana-Monroe, while Mitchell Bailey added 9 yards. Kolton Browning threw for 246 yards for the Warhawks, while receivers Jyruss Edwards and Brent Leonard had 48 and 43 yards respectively.
Florida International was outgained by Louisiana-Monroe 356-340 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 25-17 by the Warhawks.
Louisiana-Monroe lost the time of possession battle 31:59/28:01, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, Florida International takes its act on the road to face Middle Tennessee looking for another win. For Louisiana-Monroe, they head on the road to face Florida Atlantic.